Bon Jour French Onion Soup
I had a delicious onion soup while in Paris and wanted to recreate it at home. I couldn’t recreate the beautiful backdrop, nor the pretentious service but the soup came pretty close. It also gave me an excuse to buy these cute footed bowls (only $4 at Crate & Barrel). So after thinly slicing 2 lbs of onions, I sauteed them with thyme, salt, and bay leaf in butter for about 45...
Not your mom's pasta sauce
What are you doing on this cold and dreary Saturday? You are going to make this!!! Seriously this pasta bolognese is insanely delicious!! And while it takes about 3 hours to cook, I spent maybe a total of 40 mins actively cooking (true story: I went to the hair dresser while the meat sauce simmered for 2 hours - my mom was at the house and only had to occasionally stir it). I grew up in a...
No excuses but
This is where I’ve been for the past week. My husband and I decided to take a trip across the pond for his 40th birthday and it was wonderful. Beautiful sights and great food makes for a perfect trip. Promise to get a food post up soon.
Warm Your Heart Tomato Soup
There is just something about tomato soup that makes me so happy. Maybe I’m reminded of those cheesy campbell’s commercials I watched as a kid or maybe I just love love love tomato soup on a cold day. Either way it didn’t hurt that this soup was so easy to put together. P.S. - This picture does not do it justice. I sprinkled gruyere cheese on the top and I have to say it just...