Hey, Genius Hunters—We Made A Podcast!

For nearly a decade now, with your help, I’ve been uncovering the recipes that have changed the way we cook. The purest tomato sauce. A category-defining guacamole. The simplest and best roast chicken. A decade. (1)

These recipes are so good, so memor…

For nearly a decade now, with your help, I’ve been uncovering the recipes that have changed the way we cook. The purest tomato sauce. A category-defining guacamole. The simplest and best roast chicken. A decade. (1)

These recipes are so good, so memorable, and so oops-where-did-the-decade-go? enduring, that over the years we started making not just articles, but cookbooks, newsletters, and videos about them, too. But there’s still so much more happening behind the scenes that we haven’t been able to share—until now.

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Behind the Scenes in Paris – Journees du Patrimoine

Hello – it’s Emily. For those of you that haven’t heard of me, I normally help David behind the scenes with some things on the blog. As a Paris local, I wanted to share with you a very special weekend that my family and I look forward to each year. I hope that you will get the chance to experience it too! -Emily Journees du…

Hello – it’s Emily. For those of you that haven’t heard of me, I normally help David behind the scenes with some things on the blog. As a Paris local, I wanted to share with you a very special weekend that my family and I look forward to each year. I hope that you will get the chance to experience it too!

-Emily


Journees du Patrimoine 21-22nd September 2019

As a city that welcomes nearly 18 million visitors every year, Paris clearly has a lot to offer. With over 2000 monuments and more than 200 museums, there is always something to explore. But Paris also has many places where history is made and art and culture are celebrated, that simply cannot accommodate visitors.

Behind the beautiful doors across the city there are many secrets, gardens, passageways, and places of great interest are normally inaccessible to visitors. However, as the French take their heritage very seriously and in the spirit of liberté, égalite, fraternité (liberty, equality, brotherhood), once a year, doors across Paris swing open to let you in, behind the scenes, for a closer view of the beauty and history inside some of the most famous buildings in the world. 

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Behind the Scenes: The Mess & The Cleanup

I get a lot of questions about what the behind-the-scenes of running a food blog looks like. People ask if we eat everything (we do!), how I decide what to make (what sounds good/what’s in season!), and what kind of equipment we use (more on that…


I get a lot of questions about what the behind-the-scenes of running a food blog looks like. People ask if we eat everything (we do!), how I decide what to make (what sounds good/what’s in season!), and what kind of equipment we use (more on that later). But we have one well-kept secret: what a mess we make while testing, re-testing, and shooting recipes. We typically shoot two to three recipes twice a week, and by the time a shoot is over, the kitchen is filled with dirty dishes. It’s not glamorous, but cleanup one of the biggest parts of […]

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