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The Jerusalem Artichoke and Its Strange Story

Jerusalem artichokes, root vegetable, tuber

Go to Video Jerusalem Artichoke – Helianthus tuberosus There are so many things about a Jerusalem artichoke to love, but I could never say that to my neighbor, Marie-Odile.  She was an adolescent during World War Two, living in the town of Louviers which was occupied by German forces and later burned to the ground.  …

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The Gratin in all its splendor – squash, apples, onions | Paris, France

squash, apples, onions, cream, milk

Go to Recipe Go to Video The gratin is one of the best-kept culinary secrets of the French repertoire.   So many vegetables can be turned into a gratin, and what keeps any and every version amazing is the inimitable “French Touch”.  Le Gratin Which pretty much has to do with the right amounts of milk …

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