A behind-the-scenes tour of America’s Test Kitchen, where constant experimentation in the kitchen leads to perfect recipes.
The best part of investing the time and effort (which is really less than you think) in this Boeuf Bourguignon recipe is it keeps on feeding you. From our fancy New Year’s Eve table, to watching Fargo on New Year’s Day (it felt appropriately cold outside to revisit that classic film) and a few days after that, we had warm bowls of comforting stew to nourish us and torture the dog with its aroma (poor baby, but no wine broth for her).
“How do you feel about chestnuts?” I asked Jill, who was coming for dinner in a few days. “Like…I like them roasting over an open fire? I actually have no idea!” Though we sing about chestnuts roasting every year, and the lyrics help put us in that holiday spirit, how many of us actually eat these
January 2014 It’s been a whirlwind year (aren’t they all, really?), full of extreme ups and downs, so I dedicated time to sitting in my window seat, cuddled under a blanket [and dog fur], sipping coffee and penning my reflections on paper. Not far from my comfortable chair and window view, is a desk and
November 2013 Once upon a time, there was a meek and kind Country Mouse and her vivacious cousin who lived amongst the glamour and glitz of the big city. When the holidays arrived, the City Mouse ventured over country roads, to visit her cousin, in her home underground. Unimpressed by the country’s quiet charms, the