Confiture de Lait

As I’m writing this, there’s a brand-new jar of confiture de lait staring at me from across the table. Maybe I should wait, but this “milk jam” has already been in the house twenty-nine hours and I’m curious. I’ve already seen this mystery from afar, many times, but I’ve never tried it. This jar showed […]

Easy, Creamy Mushroom Tomato Sauce (Recipe)

I love big projects, especially cooking projects- big messy ones where you have long cleaning sessions afterward. I, however, like most, don’t have endless hours each evening to spend concocting unknown dishes (nor do I always have the time to trek through Paris hunting down the various ingredients typically required of such ventures).  That’s why […]

Sun-dried Tomato Pesto (Recipe)

The only thing that beats traditional basil pesto is its sun-dried cousin. I first made this version on a Thursday evening as a thick sauce over baked salmon.  It worked well because the garlic and tomatoes were flavorful enough to counter balance the naturally strong taste of the fish.  To our delight, we had quite […]