French Bread

French bread, crispy on the outside, warm and soft inside, is one of life's greatest treats, and it's easy to make with our recipes. We've also got plenty of great ways to combine French bread with other ingredients for memorable appetizers and sandwiches.

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Grilled Gruyere and Sweet Onion Sandwiches

Food & Wine

F&W's Grace Parisi reinvents the classic grilled cheese.

Total: 1 hr

Honeyed Brioche

Family Circle

Orange-Raisin Brunch Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

This yeast bread recipe, also called a brioche, has a lightly sweet and rich flavor. Braided and shaped, it encircles fruit or a container of spread when served.

How to Make French Bread

Learn how to make french bread and your kitchen will smell like a lovely corner bakery. There are few things better than breaking warm, fresh bread at dinner time.

How to Make French Bread

There are few smells better than that of freshly baked bread, and knowing how to make French bread will cause your kitchen to smell just like the bakery down the street.

Artisan-Style French Bread

Better Homes and Gardens

When this fat-free loaf is pulled from the oven, bread lovers will appreciate the effort.

French Loaves

Taste of the South
Total: 2 hrs 15 mins

Classic Croissants

Fine Cooking Magazine

Apple, Brie, and Prosciutto Bruschetta

Better Homes and Gardens

Awaken taste buds with creamy Brie, crunchy apples, and savory prosciutto served on lightly toasted baguette slices.

Open-Face Ratatouille Sandwich

Better Homes and Gardens

Eggplant, zucchini, and squash are all high in nutrients that fill you up, but are low in calories, making them ideal for a lunch recipe.

How to Make French Toast

French toast is a brunch staple and only takes a few minutes to prepare and serve.The variety of toppings is endless and allows you to personalize each plate!

What is a QuenelleCounter Intelligence

A quenelle is a light, delicate dumpling made of ground fish, chicken or veal, bound together with eggs or bread crumbs and milk. This mixture is formed into small ovals, and gently poached in stock.

French Toast Recipes: Naughty to Nice

Frosty mornings fairly cry out for a good French toast recipe. You may have to content yourself with cold cereal and a container of yogurt for breakfast during the busy workweek, but come a chilly winter's weekend, there's no reason not to take things a bit slower. Pancakes are good; waffles even better.

French Toast for a Romantic Valentine's Day Breakfast

As romantic as Valentine's Day can be, it can also be predictable: Everyone celebrates with a fancy romantic dinner (check out our great Valentine's Day dinner recipes). And that's great, but ... This year, show your sweetheart just how romantic you can be by kicking off Cupid's Day with an opulent Valentine's Day brunch -- or even better, breakfast, because nothing says "I love you" like indulgent French toast on Valentine's Day morning.

French Onion Soup: Meltingly Good

One of the world's great food moments is when spoon meets melted cheese and toasted slice of baguette floating on a steaming bowl of French onion soup. Rich beef broth pools around a wealth of tender caramelized yellow onions, the cheese wraps itself around the spoon, and that first sip is pure goodness. And no matter where you may be eating it, it transports you to the warmth of a neighborhood bistro on a frosty evening.

How to Make Onion Soup

This onion soup is one of the simpler French recipes to make and combines a salty-sweet flavor.

What is Banh Mi Counter Intelligence

Banh mi is a Vietnamese sandwich. The main protein is typically pork, which is topped with pickled daikon radish and carrots, sliced fresh chiles, cilantro, and seasonings like chile sauce and fish sauce.

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