The Spanish Dish that serves a crowd Paella is common as street food in the south of France near the Pyrennes, and across the border into northern Spain. It can be changed to fit the tastes of the crowd you’re inviting to dinner, and is no more work to makeContinue readingPaella
:A Different Kind of French Beef Stew Beef Bourguignon is Steuart’s all-time best, never-fail crowd pleaser, but he makes it all the time. Poor me. For a Sunday night dinner with a couple of friends, he wanted to try something different. But thwarting him was a big piece of beef-Continue readingDaube with Anchovies.
It’s a weekend and my husband is working on a project elsewhere, so I can take some time to make a few things for the workweek. One is French Onion Soup, which is better if left to meld in the frig for a day or two. Cook 5 cups ofContinue readingFrench Onion Soup for the Last of Winter
Well-made cheese is exceptional, deserving of a lit stage and its own course. Cheese of more expensive per pound than any thing else I buy and last a long while. It may be high in fat, but pleasantly high in calcium and protein, so it’s not junk food. I likeContinue readingHomemade Crackers Spice up Cheeses
Organic rolled on the left; organic steel cut on the right. Rolled is cut, steamed and rolled through a mill; the one on the right is just cut. Both are organic; both $1.69 per pound in bulk at Whole Foods. Texture is the big difference. I like the crunchy versionContinue readingOatmeal : Easy Toasty Breakfast