Taste Europe Butter of France now knows why American chefs rely on European butter

Julia Child famously said, "With enough butter, anything is good." And given that she learned to cook in France, we know that she was talking about French butter. Julia Child introduced Americans to French cuisine and to French butter. Even though she was born over 100 years ago, American's fascination with her and French food are still popular. … Continue reading Taste Europe Butter of France now knows why American chefs rely on European butter

bourbon peach cobbler

The peach. One of Mother Nature's greatest summer gifts. There's nothing like biting into a ripe, juicy peach. Whether you're eating it whole, slicing it into fresh cream, ice cream, or canning or baking, the smell of the peach reminds us that fall is on its way. Summer's last hurrah. We have paired our late … Continue reading bourbon peach cobbler

Cooking with Guinness and Irish Cream

Like many Irish Americans, I feel a deep sense of cohesiveness on the festive day of the Wearing of the Green.  The Irish began marching in New York City while fighting with the British in the U.S. Revolutionary War, to reconnect with their Irish roots.  Other parades in years and decades after were held in … Continue reading Cooking with Guinness and Irish Cream

Our Favorite Things…

I spend quite a few hours every week looking for the best of the best.   I like to find recipes for tantalizing cuisine, tasty cocktails, tips and tricks to make your house your haven and products that are fun, a bit self indulgent and in general to make your life, well, prettier.  I guess … Continue reading Our Favorite Things…