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Prosciutto e melone, does it get any better than this?

By JudithKlinger | June 23, 2009

Somethings should not be tampered with, and I've come to the conclusion that prosciutto and melon is one of those things. That's not to say I haven't tried: melon ice cream, powdered prosciutto, wrapping the prosciutto  around little mouth size bites of melon, or wondering if a mint chiffonade would spark up the flavors, but…

The Last Word

By JudithKlinger | April 4, 2009

It’s a cocktail, not a final pronouncement. John Deragon, mixologist extraordinaire, at PDT introduced me to this cocktail, and it’s ethereal, you can’t quite put your finger on its complex flavors, its like gazing at a young girl who has knowing eyes. Simple enough recipe: equal parts gin, Green Chartreuse, Luxardo Maraschino and fresh lime…

Return of the Bonne Femme

By JudithKlinger | January 9, 2009

Bonne Femme literally means good woman, but in culinary terms it's come to mean something home cooked, usually a stew or casserole, and it implies frugality on the part of the cook. Given the global economic news, it looks like the Bonne Femme era is making a comeback. The Frugal Girls blog is all about…