Classic Salad Lyonnaise with a twist

Salad Lyonnaise is a traditional French salad that is basically perfect in its simplicity. The ingredients are all pretty compelling on their own: bacon (is there anything better than bacon, really?), a poached egg, frisee, and a Lyonnaise dressing. The culmination of all of these and their textures and flavors is definitely greater than [...]

Elegantly Comforting: Coq Au Vin

The perfect pot: Staub Coq Au Vin Cocotte

‘Twas a cold and overcast Saturday (by California standards, anyway!), and put me in hibernation mode. What better way to hibernate than with a nice, hearty classic Coq Au Vin? I used Julia’s recipe, below, and I made it in one of my favorite, most [...]