The croque monsieur -- a grilled ham and Gruyere sandwich topped with rich cheese sauce -- becomes a croque madame when you add a fried egg. These knife-and-fork sandwiches will hit the spot on a cold day.Get the Croque Madame Recipe
NYT Cooking: These sophisticated crepes can be made ahead of time and reheated in a low-temperature oven. The sauce, made by simmering raspberries in a rose-scented, cassis-spiked syrup, is what makes them special. While most of it is poured over the fold
Mimi Thorisson is the Young Chatelaine of Bordeaux
“Yapp” means meat in Wolof, so think of this as ceebu jën’s cousin for carnivores. It’s usually beef or lamb that accompanies the “ceeb,” or rice, as well as vegetables and often xooñ, the same crispy burnt rice you get with ceebu jën.