Featured Blog Posts – April 2010 Archive (5)

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The Man's Guide to Love

There's nothing better that a man that makes you laugh!

Multiply that by 60 and you can just imagine what a day I had thanks to new website : The Man's Guide to Love.

The website features each day a short video of men from all over the country who were asked:

“If you had one piece of advice that you’d give another man about love, what would it be?

The answers are are hilarious as they are…


Added by She is French on April 28, 2010 at 11:41pm — 4 Comments

Kings of Pastry

On April 8, Durham, North Carolina and the Full Frame Documentary Festival hosted the North American premier of the film Kings of Pastry. It is a jewel of a film. It follows the M.O.F. competition for pastry chefs in Lyon and features Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer as he competes for the sacred bleu, blanc et rouge collar. I write monthly for my local paper, The Durham Herald-Sun,… Continue

Added by Teresa Engebretsen on April 21, 2010 at 4:33pm — No Comments

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Afternoon Delight

I had a lovely talk on a sun-drenched bench in Central Park with a dear friend this afternoon. Our discussion eventually came to the journey it takes to find one's own voice and nurture it despite the

obstacles - more often inner than outer !

So I smiled when I saw that the poem Maria Shriver chose to read for the Women's conference in celebration of Poetry Month: The…


Added by She is French on April 20, 2010 at 10:13pm — 3 Comments

A wonderful new friendship

I met Olivier Allemand through his "I love Provence" group as soon as I joined New York in French. I couldn't resist that group because I spent 6 months in Provence in 2008. Olivier's posts about Provence took me right back there! Olivier put his son's English teacher in touch with me and we became penpals, but better yet, our students are now penpals and correspond regularly. Last month, in March, while in France with my 8th grade students, we visited our new penpals' school. We spent two… Continue

Added by Teresa Engebretsen on April 14, 2010 at 8:27pm — 2 Comments

A quick introduction to "Spécialités de la Maison," a French-American cookbook just out from Harper Collins. Much more to come later!

First published in 1940 and now back in print with a new preface by Christine Schwartz Hartley and foreword by Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, this charming little French-American cookbook, a collection of recipes by noteworthy writers, Hollywood and Broadway celebrities, renowned socialites, royalty—and even a couturier and restaurateur or two—is available again.

This edition is an exact…

Added by Christine Schwartz Hartley on April 8, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

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