Recipes

Onion soup, with authority

Nobody doesn’t like Julia Child, and I’m no exception. I like her books, her television shows, her enthusiasm. And her voice! Irresistible. Her recipes taught a generation of Americans about French food, and her approach instilled the confidence to cook it. Nobody doesn’t like Julia Child, but her onion soup recipe is off. By a […]

How to use up cucumbers

Just last week, I thought I had too many cucumbers. Now I’m afraid I don’t have enough. What’s happened in between has been this: Cucumber Yogurt Cooler (makes 16 ounces) 1 very large or two small slicing cucumbers, refrigerated, peeled, and cut in chunks ½ cup plain yogurt (I use goat yogurt, but use what […]