Category Archives: Food and Drink

Baking cupcakes in France

First things first: 1. Make self-rising flour. 2. Make powdered sugar. 3. Make chocolate chips. Now take a short nap.

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Thanksgiving 2009

Zillions of photos from first Thanksgiving in France have been uploaded here.  Farm to table, no kidding. A few to whet your appetite (?!) below. Top, friend Carl begins turkey prep.   Friend Sarah took all the good photos, like … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Thanksgiving!

Turkeys have been ORDERED. In French. From the FARM.

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Rick

You can read all about one of my crushes heroes, here.

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Made an Indian cauliflower-potato dish for dinner. Yum. (Via.)

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Let the pimento cheese wars commence!

Herewith, my recipe for pimento cheese. Sure to elicit a storm of controversy and comment: that is the nature of the best Southern condiment/main dish ever invented. Julia Reed, Reynolds Price, John T. Edge, feel free to enter the fray! … Continue reading

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On the advice of a cardiologist . . .

I ate this dish last night in Annecy, France. It is a traditional Savoyard dish called tartiflette. Potatoes, onions, bacon, cream, butter, and an entire round of Reblochon cheese. Definitely a heart attack on a plate, but what a way … Continue reading

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Super SuperBowl–or any other time–Food

I made this Ina Garten recipe tonight, and it is AMAZING. Highly recommended. I am working in my studio and “listening” to the game. . . . Roasted Eggplant Spread Copyright 1999, The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook, All Rights Reserved See … Continue reading

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February gets off to a good start

Two days into a new month. So far it’s a sight better than January. Check out the new photo album. I’ve been baking, and today I took a really fun class from friend Loretta Marvel, over at Pomegranates and Paper. … Continue reading

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I seem to be stuck on cauliflower

Cauliflower Risotto with Spicy Pangrattato This is cut and pasted from the website as below. Couldn’t figure out a way just to link it. “I love, love, love this risotto – it truly reflects the genius of the Italians when … Continue reading

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