Julia Child’s Mussels Mariniere

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Happy 102 birthday Julia Child! Ever since I opened the first pages of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, I don’t think I have been the same. I conquered the fragile “Cheese Souffle” and have been hooked ever since. There is an entire page dedicated to stiffening egg whites, that is how I learned how […]

Almost Classic French Onion Soup

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I need to remember that there is always a story behind the food. Sometimes as food bloggers, we often get stumped about what to write about. I mean honestly, what in the world does my dog Hula have to do with French onion soup? Well everything, because she is just awesome, but that’s besides the […]

Meyer Lemon Souffle

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Ahh, the souffle. I really should be entitling this “The Grand-Amazing-Tower of Perfection Souffle”, but I figured I would keep the post short and to the point. Souffle is deemed theĀ  masterpiece of technique and the damsel of all things baking. The souffle is fragile, beautiful, delicate and oh so temperamental. For my 2nd souffle, […]