A prolific food writer and stylist, Peppler cultivated a reputation for hosting relaxed, flavor-infused soirees in Brooklyn and Los Angeles before planting roots in Paris. In this savvy volume, she channels that laid-back style into stylish, sexy gatherings in the tiny apartment of her adopted city. Most begin with snacks and aperitifs (Chambéry Cassis, Pipérade Dip) and end with dessert and digestifs (Bonal After Hours, Cherry Galette).
Suppers are designed with cramped kitchens in mind. Apricot preserves, Dijon mustard, and a few other pantry items elevated a single-skillet entree of Pork Chops with Kale to special-occasion status. I served it family-style with Extremely French Carrot Salad and Gratin Dauphinois, and conjured my inner Francophile.
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