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baked galette

About this time a few years ago, two very good friends and I took an amazing trip to Southwest France for my birthday.  One of them had a pal with a lovely home in the teeny town of Gayon, near Pau not far from the Pyreenes.  He very generously invited us to stay for a few days and we most certainly accepted.  Apparently, this lovely little home is also known as a chateau.  I know people who know people who own chateaux.  Fancy that! (more…)

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quiche.lrg

I love quiche.  Are you kidding me?  Done right, it’s delicious.  Done wrong and it’s soggy, flaccid and just kind of disgusting.  OK, too much of the wrong kind and I kind of get why people might not like quiche.  So all the more reason to get it back on the right track.  And the beauty of quiche?  It’s easy.  Stupid easy.  If you don’t want to mess with making your own crust, buy a pie crust at the store.  It’s acceptable.  But the BEST part?  It will impress the hell out of your friends.  I’m not kidding.  They won’t believe you made it.

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