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VIDEO: Smashed "Jackson Pollock" Potatoes

Let your artistic side out with these easy Pollock-inspired smashed potatoes!


  1. Boil the desired amount of small potatoes until tender.
  2. Spread on a lined baking tray, flatten slightly using a cup or jar. Don't over-flatten them!
  3. Sprinkle liberally with shredded cheese and Parmesan.
  4. Top with bacon slices approximately the same size as the potatoes.
  5. Drizzle liberally with balsamic vinegar.
  6. Place in oven, under the grill for 15 min at 375°F until the cheese is melted and  the bacon is crispy.
  7. Enjoy!

Top rated French recipes for kids recipes


The delicate shortbread crust plays well with the rich, zesty lemon cream and the sweet, airy meringue to top

  • Shortbread pastry
  • 150 g of flour
  • a pinch of baking powder
  • 75 g of sugar
  • 1 orange
  • 75 g of softened butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon of water
  • Lemon cream
  • 4 medium-sized lemons
  • 60 g of water
  • 150 g of sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 soup spoon of Maïzena (corn starch)
  • Italian meringue
  • 60 g of water
  • 150 g of sugar
  • 105 g of egg whites
  • 38 g of sugar
4.8/5 (232 Votes)

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This classic French Tomato Tart is easy to make, and perfect for sharing!

  • 1 prepared tart dough
  • 2-3 tomatoes, depending on size
  • hot or grainy mustard
  • grated cheese
  • olive oil
  • dried parsley and garlic
4.8/5 (55 Votes)

Easy Lemon Soufflés


Classic French Ratatouille gets a hearty upgrade with the addition of ground beef

  • 3-4 zucchini
  • 2 red peppers
  • 4-5 tomatoes
  • eggplant (I don't like eggplant so I do not add it to my ratatouille)
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 lbs of ground beef
  • herb de provence
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 1 small can tomato paste
  • salt and pepper
4/5 (311 Votes)

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Ratatouille with Ground Beef Lemon Meringue Tartlets