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RECENT ARTICLES
I'm a regular contributor to MyFrenchLife.org  Check the Website www.myfrenchlife.org or some of the entries listed below. Other articles also included here.

  • Review of Susie Morgenstern's "Jacques a Dit," and author interview -- MyFrenchLife, November 20, 2016
  • "Teurgoule -- French rice pudding," MyFrenchLife, September, 2016.
  • "Le Palais Idéal," MyFrenchLife, June, 2016.
  • "Mediterranean Gardens," parts 1 and 2, MyFrenchLife, October and November 2015.
  • "Lyon off the beaten track: exploring Croix-Rousse," MyFrenchLife, May, 2015.
  • "Paris Revisited: Plus ça change...." MyFrenchLife, December 10, 2014.
  • "The Pilot and Le Petit Prince," MyFrenchLife, July 14, 2014. 
  • "D-Day Reconsidered," MyFrenchLife, June 2, 2014. 
  • An Interview with Cara Black -- "Cara Black's Murder in Pigalle," MyFrenchLife, April 30, 2014 
  • "French Cuisine: A Culinary Storm in Provence," MyFrenchLife, April 10, 2014.
  • "French Canelés: Are they New York's new cult gâteau?" MyFrenchLife, March 13, 2014.
  • "A French Cookbook Straight from La Ferme," MyFrenchLife, February 4, 2014.
  • "Set in France: Top three new Francophile books," MyFrenchLife, December 3, 2014.

  • Essay: "The Red Shoes," winner of the 2015 Hal Prize. http://issuu.com/doorcountyliving/docs/2015-pulse-lit-issue"
  • Essay: It Wasn't Exactly the Graveyard Shift," in Proximity Magazine -- http://proximitymagazine.org/project/1-hess/
  • Book Review: "Good Stock: Life on a Slow Simmer by Sanford D'Amato," Wisconsin People and Ideas Magazine -- https://www.wisconsinacademy.org/magazine/good-stock-life-low-simmer-sanford-damato
  • Book Review: "Murder in Lascaux," Wisconsin People and Ideas Magazine -- https://www.wisconsinacademy.org/magazine/murder-lascaux
  • Essay: "Food for Thought: How an International Book Group Turned to Cooking...," June 3, 2013, The Inquisitive Eater, http://inquisitiveeater.com/2013/06/03/food-for-thought-how-an-international-book-group-turned-to-cooking-and-what-the-readers-learned-3/ 
  • Essay: "Love is Served Steeped in Simmering Bowls of Hearty Soup," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 12, 2013 http://www.jsonline.com/features/food/love-is-served-steeped-in-simmering-bowls-of-hearty-soup-il8a48m-190885631.html  
  • "Chef Chat," The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, October 23, 2012, http://www.jsonline.com/features/food/chef-teaches-how-to-eat-well-without-paying-a-lot-pl68si8-175440841.html
  • Book Review: Laurel Mills' "Rumor of Hope" -- http://www.versewisconsin.org/Issue112/reviews/mills.html
  • "French Lessons," October 14, 2013, MyFrenchLife.org
  • "Impressions of France in Norway," September 11, 2013, MyFrenchLife.org

  • "In Search of Lost Time," August 13, 2013, MyFrenchLife.org

  • "En vacances," July 4, 2013, MyFrenchLife.org

  • "Secret Spots for French Flâneurs," May 15, 2013, MyFrenchLife

  • "Le Petit Déj à la française: A Walk Along Rue Cler," April 4, 2013, MyFrenchLife

  • "Paris in Portugal," March 7, 2013, MyFrenchLife

  • "C'est Beau les Baux," February 6, 2013, MyFrenchLife

  • "A French Epiphany," January 4, 2013, MyFrenchLife

  • "A Christmas Day in the French Capital," December 20, 2012, MyFrenchLife

  • "A French Christmas at Vaux-le-Vicomte," December 12, 2012, MyFrenchlife

  • "On The Hunt for French Truffles," November 5, 2012, MyFrenchLif

  • "Top 3 New Francophile Reads: France between book covers," October 5, 2012, MyFrenchLife

  • "Top 10 French Indulgences: Confessions of an amateur pâtissière," September 5, 2012, MyFrenchLife

  • "France's Musée Nissim de Camondo," August 6, 2012, MyFrenchLife

  • "Uzès: My Kind of French Town," July 11, 2012, MyFrenchLife

  • "From Madison to Paris," Madison Magazine, November, 2011  http://www.madisonmagazine.com/Madison-Magazine/November-2011/From-Madison-to-Paris/ 

  • "A Cooking Pilgrimage,” The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, November 3, 2009  http://www.jsonline.com/features/food/68784342.html

  • “Molded by Tradition,” The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, December 19, 2008
    http://www.jsonline.com/features/food/68784342.html

  • Seeing Madison Again Through the Eyes of Others,” Wisconsin State Journal, September 4, 2009
    http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/opinion/column/article_d6852f9f-b43a-521e-976e-90b867f12552.html