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Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook: Strategies, Recipes, and Techniques of Classic Bistro Cooking

Sample recipes from Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook: Strategies, Recipes, and Techniques of Classic Bistro Cooking

Onion Soup Les Halles

The better and more intense your stock, the better the soup’s going to be. This soup, in particular, is a very good argument for making y...

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Escargots

Escargots have been considered a delicacy from as far back as ancient Rome, and for good reason. While the idea of eating snails, even fancy French snails, might seem strange at first, they have a rich, buttery flavor that appeals to audiences the world over. Escargots are popular in Spain and Portugal, but are perhaps most known as a part of French cuisine. This escargot recipe calls for canned snails, so there's no need to hunt down any fresh ones, and makes for a sophisticated appetizer at any dinner party.

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Skate Grenobloise

Long thought of as a “trash fish,” skate is one of the truly great seafood items: tender, sweet, well-textured--and cheap. Which is why m...

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Steak Au Poivre

You pick it, friend—whatever cut you want to use. Most restaurants opt for sirloin (at Les Halles we use the relatively obscure pavé), bu...

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Blanquette de Veau

There are certain rules in the world of cooking. One of them is that color contrast is a good thing. A plate with too much white, for ins...

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Mignons de Porc à l’ail

This is one of the most popular dishes at Les Halles. Yet another dish that would really benefit from a stash of good demi-glace.

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Garlic Confit

This is good stuff. Sweeter and more full-bodied than raw garlic, It’s a nice garnish or flavoring agent.

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Boeuf Bourguignon

Traditionally, this dish is cooked entirely with red wine. And that’s fine, just fine. But if you listened to me earlier, and keep a stas...

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Coq au Vin

Another easy dish that looks like its hard. Its not. In fact, this is the kind of dish you might enjoy spending a leisurely afternoon w...

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Les Halles Fries

There were surely few lowlier, more stupid moments in American history than when a few boobish media whores started talking about changin...

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Créme Brûlée

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