Find traditional and classic food from France, that is easy to make.  Working full time and with small children, I am focusing on easy dinner ideas for the full family.  So here are the quick food recipes and meal ideas I found from the French side of my family.

French Food

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If you are not sure where to start, I recommend starting here:

Bon appétit!


The classic French Ratatouille Recipe
ratatouille recipe

The classic French Ratatouille Recipe

The classic French ratatouille recipe is one that sounds more complicated to make than it is. You probably have more difficulty pronouncing it, than making it. Unless you have watched the Disney-Pixar movie of course, then you are probably already…

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Simple Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe: the French Way
Au gratin potatoes with Parsley Flakes

Simple Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe: the French Way

You can't go wrong with the cheesy goodness of au gratin potatoes. It is an easy recipe to put together that even your pickiest eaters will enjoy. Originating in the Dauphine region of France (in the Alps), the dish was…

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Croque Monsieur Recipe: The Perfect French Sandwich
How to decide? Croque Monsieur or Croque Madame

Croque Monsieur Recipe: The Perfect French Sandwich

If you are looking for classic French food, you have to munch or croque into a Croque Monsieur! Or Madame.  Both are basically glorified ham and cheese sandwiches, perfectly unhealthy and laden with cheese. A French national treasure. Forewarned, if you are following…

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