Lessons from French Onion Soup

As night falls on New Year’s Day, and I prepare to make French Onion Soup, I thought I’d share, once again, the story of how this soup became my New Year’s Day tradition.

In the winter of 1988/89, I lived and worked in Oxford, England, so we skipped over to Paris for the

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Braised Bottom Round Roast with French Onion Gravy

Best recipes for Le Creuset and Staub enamel cast-iron braiser pan and Dutch ovens.

Did you receive a Le Creuset or Staub braiser or Dutch oven as a gift? Did you find one on sale that you couldn’t pass up?

Lucky you! These ovens

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Five Homemade French Food Gifts from the Bonne Femme Cookbook

Some of the recipes in The Bonne Femme Cookbook will make lovely gifts for the food-enthusiast in your life. Of course, the cookbook itself would be a nice little gift, too. How about giving both?

Here are the gift ideas:

1. Caramel Sauce, page 379

My caramel sauce is a deep-brown one,

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