Ratatouille Want to be a French chef? You can d’ouille’ it!

In an online article, author Ossiana Tepfenhart explains that there are lots of foods we now consider “fancy” that were once “poor man’s food.” Dishes that fit the bill include lobster, oysters and even caviar.  Another dish that she could have included? Ratatouille.  The summer stew, native to Nice, France, was once considered a humble …

One-Pot Creamy Mushroom Pasta A one-pot meal won’t take up ‘mushroom’ in the kitchen

Joey and I have completely different styles when it comes to cooking. I’m a measurements person. He’s an “add it until it tastes right” person. I subscribe to the “clean as you go” philosophy. He waits until the meal is over. I search cookbooks and online for ingredients that meld well. He goes with his …