oeuf à la coque

Each week, I look forward to Friday evening. Not only for the obvious reason (it’s the start of the weekend, after all) but because just before dinnertime on Fridays I spend one hour tutoring two fantastic eleven-year old twin girls in English. Oftentimes, at some point during the lesson, their smiley and sporty mother ducks…

ratatouille

I hate to say it but this recipe, a true late summer showstopper, may be coming at you a little late in the season–that is, if you’re reading this post from a state that is or is like Michigan. But here on the island of Corsica, the time is now for finding vegetable treasures like…

eggsparagus

Thursdays at 5 PM are my golden moments. Thursdays at 5 PM mark the sweet completion of another 48-hour work week. When I arrive home on Thursdays at 5 PM — neck sore from too much computer work at the U-M School of Nursing, back sore from lifting too many banana boxes at the food…

breaking out of your (egg)shell

You’ve fried, scrambled and hard-boiled eggs. You’ve attempted omelets and tried ’em sunny side up. You might think you’ve exhausted the egg’s every permutation. Think again, dear readers. Thanks to a long Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, I was able to dedicate a couple luxurious mornings to eggsperimentation. Making the following two egg recipes felt…

eggstra! eggstra!

Dear readers, try as we might, we cannot ignore the fact that winter is upon us. I, for one, am doing my part to keep the cold at bay by continuing to wear my Adidas Sambas in the snow, though a few consecutive days of wet socks may be breaking down my resolve. With the…