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French Style Frozen Peas

RECIPE #289, DAY #486

ORIGINAL RECIPE: “Frozen Peas,” from Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking*

TIMING: 15 minutes


TOOLS: Just a small sauce pan with a lid… 265 fler ord

Side Dish

With autumn, comes great foodie events

After an unintentional hiatus, I’m back  just in time to bring you news of some of the most anticipated foodie events of the year. With the lovely hues of fall foliage changing comes the celebrations and awards announcements of some of the most talented food professionals in the country. 620 fler ord


Exploring P vs. NP with Julia Child, and How to Win a Million Dollars

I am a horrendous cook- despite classes, Anthony Bourdain’s entire body of work, and repeated attempts at cooking family dinner, I am still banned from cooking at home. 1 481 fler ord

Math And Technology

Gratin Dauphinois Révisé

First things first: A traditional gratin dauphinois (named so because the dish originated in the Dauphiné region of Southeast France where you get all that good dairy) is made up of layers of thinly sliced potatoes potatoes baked in a casserole dish with cheese and cream. 1 093 fler ord


Review: Provence 1970 by Luke Barr

As a graduate student, I studied the 20th century expat Americans who lived in Europe between and around the two world wars, but it wasn’t until my former roommate and awesome friend… 716 fler ord

Julia Child

Alex Prud'homme's The French Chef in America profiles the revolutionary Julia Child's second act

The French Chef in America: Julia Child’s Second Act
By Alex Prud’homme
Appetite by Random House
336 pp; $32.95

The French Chef in America, Alex Prud’homme’s biography of Julia Child – post-Mastering the Art of French Cooking – wastes no time in reminding us of Child’s charm. 675 fler ord


A Decadent Brunch

My husband gets to be home on weekends. Saturday I made him Eggs Benedict. He talked me through the Hollandaise as I haven’t made it since cooking school. 178 fler ord