Homemade Mayonnaise: A Toast to the Salad Days of Summer

Aaaaaaagh!  Summer is nearly over. But Labor Day picnics, the swan song of summer, will soon be here. What better way to celebrate the transition to fall than creamy, satisfying potato and pasta salads to complement the hot stuff coming off the grill? How to make those salads amazing, surprising, (and satisfying)? Use real homemade… Continue reading Homemade Mayonnaise: A Toast to the Salad Days of Summer

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