“Dinner And A Movie” Goes For A “Feast”! I love food and I love film, so why not combine the two? Throughout 2023, I am going to be sharing special “dinner and a movie” stories that will take a recipe… Read More ›
moving to Provence
Julia Child’s Iconic Boeuf Bourguignon! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Is A Family Affair!
The Legendary Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe By Julia Child! Julia Child is a culinary Icon of course, and her love of all food, especially french, is inspiring to Chefs of all ages. I have made this dish once before, but as… Read More ›
Making “Crusty Chicken” With Jacques Pepin! My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Honors This Master Chef’s Obsession With The Bird!
Making A Legendary Chef’s “Crusty Chicken!” We are in the last weeks of my “52 In 22” cooking challenge, so I am honoring some of the most legendary Chefs of all time! Well, it wasn’t really a battle – Jacques… Read More ›
RIP “Julie & Julia” Author Julie Powell…Here’s An Homage To Her Memoir And Film…
RIP Author Julie Powell… Such sad news. As reported online just now: “Julie Powell, a writer and home cook who became a culinary phenomenon while trying to make every recipe in Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” a… Read More ›
Cooking “Fish In Crazy Water!” My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has The Recipe!
Time To Cook With “Crazy Water!” Yes, it’s week #31 in my “52 In 22” cooking challenge – so let’s head to the Mediterranean and cook with some “crazy water!” The recipe is from this terrific memoir, written by Chef… Read More ›
Making A Provencal “Pan Bagnat!” My “52 In 22” Cooking Challenge Has Patricia Wells Making Nice!
Who Wants A Sandwich? More precisely, who wants a “Pan Bagnat?” It’s a sandwich so culturally important that one city has rules on how you are allowed to make it! Patricia Wells Knows How To Cook! This pile of cookbooks… Read More ›
Feasting On “Babette’s Feast” Quail In Puff Pastry! My Recipe For A Classic Dinner And A Movie!
“Dinner And A Movie” Goes For A “Feast”! I love food and I love film, so why not combine the two? My latest installment in my “dinner and a movie” series heads overseas for a classic preparation: Quail in puff… Read More ›
My Easter Feast! Gigot D’Agneau – Roast Lamb! A Potato Cake! Ratatouille Too! Here Are The Recipes!
Time For Our Annual Easter Feast! This has become an annual tradition: a roasted leg of lamb provencal-style, thanks to the incredible Chef/Author Patricia Wells! My annual Easter tradition got its start in France, because it’s a provencal feast that… Read More ›
The Incredible Architecture Of Mont Saint-Michel! My “Travel Tuesday” Heads To France’s Spectacular Abbey By The Sea!
The Wonder Of Mont Saint-Michel! We all know that the world is an incredible place, filled with wonder and beauty. This “Travel Tuesday” proves it once again with one of the most incredible achievements in nature! It’s the perfect blend… Read More ›
The Beauty Of Provence! My Travel Challenge Day #9 Showcases The Food Of Patricia Wells And Vaison la Romaine!
Who’s Up For a #TravelChallenge? This is the entrance to the classic village of Vaison la Romaine in Provence. My latest installment in the ten day #TravelChallenge heads to the south of France for a visual feast. You see, the… Read More ›