Girls' Night-Ugly Sweater-White Elephant Holiday Party

Sometimes over the holidays, there can be an overwhelming amount of parties. The one I always look forward to the most is getting together with my closest girl friends!

Girls' Night-Ugly Sweater-White Elephant Holiday Party

Chapter 13: Salty Marinades Work Best

The first sentence of this chapter states "A marinade is a seasoned, traditionally acidic liquid..." to which I thought "What? Acidic? Am I supposed to be using more acidic marinades? My marinades are almost all olive oil". But let's keep reading..

Chapter 13: Salty Marinades Work Best

Chapters 9 & 10: Why Casseroles Don't Need Liquid

Using  a dutch oven or another type of covered pot can be used for tender meats. In this case, no liquid is needed when the pot is covered. And The Science of Good Cooking keeps referring to is as cooking "en cocotte" which I much prefer to the stuffy word "casserole." :-) 

Chapters 9 & 10: Why Casseroles Don't Need Liquid

En l'honneur de Paris: Crepes, Coq au Vin, & Mousse

This weekend the world was rocked by the tragic news of terrorist attacks in Paris. The world immediately flooded France with support, thoughts, and prayers. In memory of Paris, I decided to cook all French food this weekend.

En l'honneur de Paris: Crepes, Coq au Vin, & Mousse