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French Specialties: “Don’t Try This At Home”

French foods can be elegant, showy and delicious. And don’t those celebrity chefs make them look easy. But for many Americans, who lean towards simpler fare, we may not be too savvy in the skills or rich ingredients of French cooks and cuisine. So when we have a taste for a cheese souffle or a chocolate croissant, it’s best to head on over to a French bistro or bakery to get a quick fix. Let’s examine some of the most popular and common foods in France.

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Fondue for You Too

Every decade has its food fads, and fondue owns the 1970s. Stylish and chic, easy to prepare, an all around fun meal, and you’ve got fondue. In the late 1960s, Americans began moving away from traditional foods, searching for more sophisticated cuisines and dining experiences. Fondue caught the attention of the younger palettes and rode the wave of trendy eats. They couldn’t get enough of it, as they discovered and delighted in French cheeses, breads and wines. So dig out that old fondue pot, invite the neighbors and rediscover this wonderful dish.

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