When I ate alone, people, especially the restaurant's staff, seemed to pity me.
What I'm saying is, if you can make homemade gravy, you can make cream puff dough. And any southern girl worth her salt can BS her way to an amazing cream gravy. It's just a gift we have.
Desserts at the end of the meal are typically paired with a sweet dessert wine or a liquor of some kind. But what if you want to keep drinking wine? What pairs perfectly with your desserts?
Do we need a reason?
Just before sending off one of my favorite recipes for publishing, I decided against it. Rather, I felt like we needed to get to know...
Why confine the classic flavors of fresh basil, tomato, mozzarella, and olive oil to the plate when you can also enjoy them in a martini glass?
No doughnut would be complete without icing and sprinkles... and an ice-cold glass of milk.
It's no surprise that I'm a sucker for salads, where chewy, soft and crunchy easily coexist.
If it's this good at home with a supermarket apple, I can only imagine how fabulous it would be at Arpège.
Sure, hot dogs are good, but once you've had one piled high with poutine, you're a changed man.
I am a trained chef and a self-confessed food snob. Despite my education in one of the finest cooking schools in Paris and training in classical Michelin starred restaurants, I couldn't be happier chowing down a Big Mac meal with large fries.
Remember back in the day when you'd open your lunch box to find an individually wrapped snack cake waiting for you?
When you have a gluten sensitivity, sometimes dining out feels like no fun. Even less fun? Accidentally eating gluten and feeling like garbage later because of it. When in doubt, ask your server about how your food is prepared.
To make sure your champagne brunch is as perfect as it can be (especially when springing for the good bubbly), we've got some tips to make sure everything is in order. From the best food to the right decor, we have got you covered.
Iced Teas are double-strength in pitcher and watered down for your final recipe. Ask for "no water" for a much stronger (and, in my opinion, more effective) flavor.