A Fondue How-To.
Ah, fondue. This mouth-watering mid-century throwback can instantly class up a dinner party. Here's a bit of history to impress your guests and some recipes and party tips to make your fondue night a success. Originally conceived in a 1699 Swiss cookbook, fondue was popularized in America in the 1950s and made an appearance at the 1964 World's Fair, held in Flushing Meadows, New York City. Since that time, fondue has become pervasive enough in American culture that there are
Freezing Rain and Lasagna Soup.
I hadn’t planned to do another recipe post so soon, but today’s weather rather seemed to demand it. As I sit here, the temperature is hovering somewhere around freezing, and rain is falling at a very steady pace. I had a salad for lunch (with fresh avocado—yum!), but had to warm up with some hot Earl Grey afterwards. It got me thinking about the many great cold-weather foods out there. Among my favorites are soups of various kinds. If you’ve ever made soup from scratch, you