Everyone knows that the French can cook. (Seriously, how do they manage to do bread and butter better than the rest of the world?) And if you were lucky enough to grow up with a French grand-mére, you didn’t even need Julia Child to teach you how to make a classic boeuf bourguignon. Here are 15 old-school recipes she’d be proud to see you make. Bon appétit.
15 Old-School French Recipes Your Grandma Used to Make
Slow-cooker French Onion Soup
French onion soup is one of our hands-down favorites. There’s the savory broth, crusty bread and a mound of melted Gruyère. Plus, this hands-off version cooks in the slow-cooker all day, so you can go about your business with visions of cheese pulls dancing in your head.
30-minute Cheater’s Bouillabaisse
Your grand-mére probably spent hours on her bouillabaisse, and used every kind of fresh seafood she could find. But narrowing it down to just a few—cod, shrimp and mussels—and using canned tomatoes and seafood stock makes this an easy weeknight meal.