Christmas Cheese Ball

This was a huge hit with my family this year–it’s gone, all gone, which makes me sad, because I didn’t get nearly enough of it. My family eats dinner after 4:00 Christmas Eve Mass, so around 6:00 we were beginning our dinner at a local Italian place. However, this still means we’ll need some nibblies for the … Continue reading

Cooking with Julia: Concombres au buerre

So tomorrow is Julia Child’s 100th birthday. In her honor, I re-watched Julie and Julia, got Vol. II of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and started reading a book of her letters with Avis DeVoto. I am in full French Cooking mode. I’m not alone; quite a bit of the blogosphere is as well. PBS has … Continue reading