Tagged with Julia Child

Paris on my mind

Paris on my mind

Our hearts are crying for Paris and its citizens who have had to endure the terrible events that unfolded there last night. There has always been unbearable hatefulness lurking around in this world, but when it is brought home to us, as this was, it is agonizing. I can only wish the Parisians peace and healing. We’ll all … Continue reading

Breakfast at Meil’s

When I went to the Stockton Market a couple weekends ago, my friend and I had breakfast at Meil’s before doing our marketing. This was the pear chutney and cheddar cheese omelette.  There are lots of accompaniments to choose from (you get 2).  I chose fruit (note the yellow raspberry in the saucer), and very good multi-grain toast. … Continue reading


Today is Julia Child’s birthday. A lot of people are making a point of cooking her recipes tonight.  (That or re-living Woodstock!)  I’m working on a writing deadline instead. But I thought I’d at least take a look through my old (~40 yrs) copies of Mastering the Art of French Cooking.  The first volume is missing its paper cover, that … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Julia

August 15 is Julia Child’s birthday, and August 13 is the fifth anniversary of her death, just before her 92nd birthday.  I became a fan during my high school days when she first came to national prominence.  I was lucky to live near her in Cambridge MA in the late 60s and follow her around our … Continue reading