blanquette and paris.

It’s become somewhat of a tradition that my husband meet up with me in Paris after his annual company meeting in Europe, and we spend a couple of days in the city exploring places to eat and visiting  at lease one nice restaurant. On our most recent visit, I was so busy before I left […]

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simple pleasures: miznon cauliflower

My friend Katie once told her husband that she wanted to eat more vegetarian dishes at home. Her husband, a die-hard meat lover, responded with, “Sure, we can do chicken and fish.” I still laugh about this, because like Katie’s husband, I grew up in a home where meat was a part of every meal; […]

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a celebration of spring

I look forward to the spring each year, because Jules’ annual company meeting happens around that time, and that means I get to tag along and head to Europe with him. The weather in France at that time of year is completely unpredictable, and I usually spend an unusual amount of time figuring out what to […]

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planning for paris.

Every year, we head to Europe for Jules’ annual business conference – we are fortunate enough to be able to piggyback a vacation on top of it. This year, I’ve planned to stay in Paris for a few days before we head to his parents’ place in the countryside, and I’m super excited to spend a […]

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