Counting the Eggs in Your Basket

You won the Easter egg hunt. Your refrigerator is full of brightly colored hard-boiled eggs. Now what? Turn to France for some help. The French are one of the largest consumers of eggs in the world (which is interesting for a country that typically does not eat eggs for breakfast), an average of 222 eggs… Continue reading Counting the Eggs in Your Basket

A Cassoulet for All Seasons

I started writing this in January, when temperatures were dipping low and I was itching for something hearty and soul-satisfying.  The perfect answer to those cravings was cassoulet, the slow-cooked meat and bean casserole that hails from the South of France.  It is April now.  I am still making cassoulet.  And, much to my delight,… Continue reading A Cassoulet for All Seasons