Monthly Archives: August 2011

Happy Birthday, Julia!

There are a number of saints who are considered the patrons of cooking, including San Lorenzo, San Pasqual, the baker’s patron St. Honore, and others depending on the country.  But any American knows that the patron saint of cooking is really Julia Child.  Today, on her 99th birthday, I will do some reminiscing. Let me […]

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Weekend Brunch: Corn Pancakes with Blackberry Sauce

Next weekend, we’ll have houseguests.  Like a true food lover, I am already planning the menu for the meals we’ll have together.  Houseguests give us the opportunity to stretch the usual bill of fare. I use weekends as an excuse for making a more leisurely breakfast than the rushed weekday version, so I plan to serve […]

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