Category Archives: Food and Drink
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
Made this this evening, and it was good. Nothing special and nothing I would be very anxious to make again. But I am in a slightly dangerous mood and therefore trying odd things. Recommended recipe for THAT sort of thing. … Continue reading
First things first: 1. Make self-rising flour. 2. Make powdered sugar. 3. Make chocolate chips. Now take a short nap.
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
Turkeys have been ORDERED. In French. From the FARM.
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