Choucroute Garnie: French Cuisine for the Super Bowl

“French cuisine” and “Super Bowl”? Look, if we can embrace Mexican and Italian and the Earl of Sandwich, I submit that Choucroute garnie is the perfect entrée for French food to join the Super Bowl party. Choucroute garnie simply means “dressed sauerkraut.”  It is one of the traditional dishes from Alsace, a region in Northeast… Continue reading Choucroute Garnie: French Cuisine for the Super Bowl

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