Our 16 Best French Recipes
French Breakfast Recipes
A Classic French-Style Omelet - This French Style omelet recipe goes so quickly that you can easily make the omelets one at a time, as they should be. Each time, you'll come closer to mastering the technique.
French Breakfast Puffs - These muffins are easy to make, and quite tasty.
Crepes - These extremely thin pancakes are of French origin and can be filled with anything from chocolate to cheese to Nutella to spinach. This is a great basic recipe for whatever your need.
Quick Butter Croissants - The dough for these can be made up to 4 days in advance so they're perfect for lazy Sunday brunches.
French Appetizer Recipes
Wilted Cabbage Salad with Bacon - This is also called a French cabbage salad. It is a wonderful way to serve cabbage. Skip the garlic, use cider vinegar, and it becomes a German cabbage salad.
Baked Baguettes - This classic French bread can be quite tricky and bread bakers worldwide strive for the perfect loaf. Try your hand at this intricate recipe.
Imitation French Pate - An easier way to make pate without all the grinding and mashing of the meat, this recipe tastes almost the same with much left work.
French Onion Soup - A little white wine and Worcestershire sauce really make this version of French Onion.
French Dinner Recipes
Coq Au DeVine - This Coq au Vin (chicken with wine) dish is perfect when you feel like a little French cuisine. Takes some time, but it's totally worth the effort!
Grilled Boneless Provencal-Style Leg of Lamb with Grilled Tomatoes - I like to grill larger items that call for the indirect-heat method of grilling. By that, I mean the technique by which you turn the grill into a sort of outdoor oven.
Choucroute - This is a classic French dish featuring sausage and sauerkraut.
Kitchen Garden Ratatouille - This French vegetable dish can be served as a complete vegetarian meal or as a side dish with just about anything. With tons of veggies and grainy polenta, this is a terrific dish anytime.
French Dessert Recipes
French Chocolates - You'll feel like you just stepped into a French patisserie when you bit into these decadent chocolates.
French Cranberry Apple Cake - Unlike many French pastries, this cake uses oil instead of butter, so it's not quite as light and fluffy but it's better for you.
French Chocolate Brownie Torte - Although the brownies are rather simple, the elegant French ganache tops it off for a beautifully presented dessert.
Quick French Vanilla Mousse - Delight your taste buds with this low fat mousse.