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Cookbook Review: Tasting Paris – 100 Recipes to Eat Like a Local

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Fast Review: Everyone knows Paris is a culinary destination. Combine the beauty of the city with the charm and enthusiasm of author, Clotilde Dusoulier, and you’ve got a hundred recipes for success (not to mention inspiration to plan a trip to Paris). Grab this look and say oh là là!

Clotilde Dusoulier is a French food writer based in Montmartre, Paris. Her blog and cookbooks are all about celebrating the joys of cooking and being truly excited about it. She believes recipes should be simple, approachable, with a creative twist. She lives in a culinary mecca and gives readers her look into the vibrant and robust Parisian food scene. Readers of this book will fall in love with her accessible recipes, delightful stories and the beautiful photography (of both the food and the city)!

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5 reasons to love the Staub Essential Pot

Blog Relish Decor Top 5 Reasons To Love Your Staub Essential Pot

Our latest cast-iron obsession is with the Staub Essential Pot, a new staple of cast-iron cookware.
These little beauties are also stovetop and oven safe, with enameled bottoms for safe cooking on a myriad of surfaces. Unlike the squared bottoms and flatter lids of Staub’s round cocottesthe Essential Pot features a more rounded interior and a domed lid. The shape lends itself for more even heat transference, perfect for risottos and stews, where even heating is vital.  

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Cast Iron 101

Relish Decor Cast Iron top reason to cook with enameled cast iron

Ah, cast iron, the tried and true favorite of professional cooks and grandmas everywhere. Wondering what all the fuss is about? For starters, it’s practically indestructible, offers a naturally nonstick surface, and heats like a dream. We’ve gathered up all you need to know about cast iron cooking, care, and what sizes to make sure you have in your kitchen!

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Relish 75 Cocktail

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Nothing says ‘Happy New Year’ like popping open a bottle of bubbly! Champagne is lovely on its own and it also makes a wonderful cocktail ingredient. For this libation, we were inspired by the classic French 75, but we added a twist by substituting ginger syrup for traditional simple syrup. Spicy ginger adds just the right amount of heat to this balanced and refreshing drink. With a little extra effort to make the syrup you can amaze your guests with a delicious and unique cocktail. Enjoyed in a glamorous coupe, the Relish 75 is the perfect way to start off 2015 in style. Cheers!

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