Wartime Cookery

The other day, I was watching a show I like called Supersizers Go. I’m not sure where the name comes from, but the show is by two British TV personalities, and each episode features them spending a week eating the way people did in a particular period of British history. They bring on social historians, chefs, and, if … Continue reading Wartime Cookery

Ketchup Chicken

Today I want to share with you one of my all time favorite childhood dinners, which we simply called Ketchup chicken. When I first told Denis about this meal many years ago, he laughed, thinking it was hilariously stereotypical that this American had grown up on chicken with ketchup, and, what’s more, thought this was the pinnacle … Continue reading Ketchup Chicken

The BabyNes

My husband Denis regularly browses the French news, and today, he sent me along an article in LeMonde about the new Nespresso machine called the BabyNes. For those of you who are not familiar with Nespresso, it is a juggernaut of a coffee company in Europe, which has finally really broken into the American market with … Continue reading The BabyNes

Kentucky Pie

When I was growing up, we often went to Max and Erma’s, a Pittsburgh restaurant that is part diner and part TGIFridays but with better food. Strangely though, aside from the buffalo chicken sandwich, which I still love, I barely remember the entrées, but what sticks out in my mind are the desserts. Oh the … Continue reading Kentucky Pie