French Make-ahead

  • How To make Crepes
    25 min
    Vegetarian
    Homemade French crêpes are so much fun and surprisingly easy to make using a simple blender batter and a nonstick skillet. They can go sweet or savory, depending on your preference!
  • Mignonette Sauce for Oysters
    4 hrs, 15 min
    A classic accompaniment to raw oysters, mignonette sauce made with shallots, vinegar, and white pepper.
  • French Vanilla Ice Cream
    45 min
    Gluten-Free
    This homemade vanilla ice cream is made with a custard base, sugar, cream, and real vanilla beans. So classic, and so good!
  • Leeks Vinaigrette
    30 min
    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian
    A French classic, whole leeks are boiled, drained, then marinated in a Dijon vinaigrette.
  • French Ratatouille in a bowl
    1 hr, 50 min
    Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan
    This luxuriously smooth and flavorful ratatouille recipe is well worth the effort. Vegetables are first browned, then roasted, then cooked in a tomato sauce. This ratatouille dish includes onion, garlic, zucchini, squash, bell peppers, eggplant, tomatoes, and fresh herbs.
  • Provencal New Potatoes
    1 hr
    Vegan, Vegetarian
    Small new potatoes, roasted with onions, garlic, tomatoes, olives, and herbes de Provence.
  • Provencal Potato Salad
    30 min
    Gluten-Free
    New potatoes or fingerlings tossed warm in a Dijon vinaigrette with capers, olives, garlic, and parsley.
  • Spinach Gratin Hard Boiled Eggs
    1 hr, 20 min
    Vegetarian
    Spinach gratin made with chopped blanched spinach, mixed with nutmeg infused béchamel, with hard boiled eggs and gruyere cheese. Gratin d'epinard aux oeufs.
  • Nicoise tuna sandwich
    40 min
    Pan Bagnat is the ultimate make-ahead picnic sandwich! Find some crusty bread, good quality canned tuna, a few choice toppings, and you're on your way. It seems fancy, but this French tuna sandwich couldn't be easier.