For the first time in my life I watched the president’s acceptance speech, live.
I never stayed up to watch it when I lived in the U.S…. And I hadn’t really planned on watching it here.
But, when I turned the news on at breakfast this morning, there it was.
I didn’t even realize that it was live until it was … Continue reading.....
Traditional American Potato Salad, at least the Mid-Western version I grew up with, has, like so many classics of cuisines around the world, as many iterations as there are cooks.
Some dressings are cooked, some not; some add eggs, celery, peppers, onions or pickles, some not.
My particular favorite used lots of mayonnaise and good, old ‘French’s Yellow Mustard’, aka: … Continue reading.....
Last week I gave a brief primer on ‘styles‘ in food.
This week it’s sauces.
Sauces are a bit more simple.
Note I did not say sauces were simple.
Like anything in the kitchen, there are the basic sauces and the modifications made by the person wielding the spoon.
- allioli – garlic mayonnaise
- mayonnaise – egg
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