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28 October 2014: Mastering the Art of French Onion Soup Gratinéed

October 28, 2014

Tags: Soupe à l’Oignon Gratinée, French Onion Soup Gratinéed, Classic French Cooking, Onions, Soup

Soupe à l’Oignon Gratinée (Classic French Onion Soup Gratinéed)
One of the most enduringly popular dishes of fall and winter’s table is Gratinéed French Onion Soup. It’s one dish that we call “French” that actually is; “soupe à l’oignon gratinée” is a standard found in bistros and home kitchens throughout France.

This time of year it begins to turn up on menus throughout our country, too, from New England to South Florida without regard to outside temperatures. Unfortunately, what comes to the table is more often than not as indifferent as it is popular. (more…)