Poached Eggs

What is more wonderful than a poached egg?  Many things, perhaps, but not when you’ve been traveling, or you’re in a hurry, or your child has a performance and you’ve got one hour to make and serve a decent meal.  Or really at any time at all when you want something delicious and fast. That […]

The Best Vinaigrette

  French vinaigrette.  It’s a liquid poem you pour over freshly harvested greens, which in turn becomes the best dish you ever ate. Like any French person, I eat a salad after every meal.  Sometimes a salad IS my meal.  Whether tender or robust, salad greens make a great base for a freshly poached egg; […]

Mayonnaise

I think I’m French.  Well, actually, I know I am when I use my French passport to avoid lines at the airport. Other than that, I don’t think about it.  Last night, though, I was making pork burgers for dinner and I needed mayonnaise. So, I made some.  That is when I knew without a […]