Monthly Archives: December 2011

Things We’ve Learned

After a year of trying new recipes, exploring our cookbooks and blogging about it, we have had many new discoveries and learned a lot about cooking. We wanted to take the break around the holidays to explore some new things … Continue reading

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Vin, et Fini!

Well, we have come to the end of the bookshelf!  We aren’t done blogging or cooking, but we have completed our first journey through our cookbooks. We have found it to be an enjoyable experience, and hope you enjoyed sharing … Continue reading

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Alsatian Potato Casserole

1 T unsalted butter, cut into bits, plus extra for greasing pie plate 2 1/2 lbs russet potatoes (about 5 medium), peeled and cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds Salt 8 slices bacon, chopped 1 1/2 lbs onions (about 5 medium), halved … Continue reading

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Basic White Bread

1 package active dry yeast 1 1/2 to 2 cups warm water (100° to 115°, approximately) 2 teaspoons granulated sugar 3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (approximately 1 pound) 1 tablespoon salt 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons softened butter for buttering … Continue reading

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