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until further notice: Bruschetta with ricotta, honey, and lemon zest Absolutely. Amazing. No. Kidding.
Will I keep a list this year? Here’s a start: from the To-Read Shelf: Poet of the Appetites: The Lives and Loves of MFK Fisher, by Joan Reardon Every time I read about MFKF, I think of how … Continue reading
What’s not to like about this? Tips: put the chocolate on one slice of bread only; leave the other just buttered.
Friend Sarah is visiting from the UK and wanted to see a bit of the Alps. So we went to Chamonix, which is an easy hour’s drive from here. It was a beautifully bright and sunny day, and we had … Continue reading
The peas are on the stove for Hoppin’ John. My favorite recipe, courtesy of the late lamented Bill Neal of Crook’s Corner in Chapel Hill. Hoppin’ John Yields 4 to 6 servings Southerners may make resolutions for the New Year, … Continue reading
No idea where this came from, perhaps the Greensboro Junior League Cookbook or similar. Anyway, ’twas years ago, and this is my version. Europeans will have to adjust quantities, same as I do, by guesstimation. Multiplies by any amount, however … Continue reading
First problem: my beautiful new copper pot for jam-making won’t work on my induction stovetop. Arrrghhh. Second issue: do we think that when Google translate says “wear to a shiver,” it really means “bring to a simmer”? Life in France. … Continue reading