"Life is short,
live it up." --- Betty White
• Cook and taste at least
five, or as many as seven, recently created simple and scrumptious
recipes. They may include: The Rice Pudding that all of Paris is
talking about; Wickwood's Blueberry French Toast; The very addictive
Gnudi with Brown Butter & Sage Sauce; Cinnamon Sugared Popovers;
Dulche de Leche Cake or Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake; Shrimp and Lobster
Sausage with Red Pepper Aioli; Wickwood’s Cardamom Streusel Coffee
Cake (gluten-free); New Ways with Roasted Vegetables; A Decadent
Chocolate Mousse Cake inspired by Jacques Genin; How to make Homemade
Ricotta and Boursin Cheeses or whatever Julee’s latest obsessions may
be that week. We’ll see.
• Enjoy a Comparative Tasting
of Vintage Champagnes, artisnal global and American ingredients such
as cheeses, oils, vinegars, condiments and chocolates, always
• Share Julee’s adventures
with her fellow food lovers and her stories of the early upside-down
days of The Silver Palate store and cookbook.
• Discuss food and health
today in America --- the Locavore movement; sustainable agriculture,
how to cook gluten free/sugar free/meat free; how to eat healthy,
garden organically, save seeds, and find the best food writing today.
• Hear about her quest for the
best as she's searched for foods at the world's markets, organic and
heritage farms, and sought out the finest authentic artisan producers.
• "Go along" on her most
recent gastronomical journeys to Paris, Venice, Florence, London, the
English Mid-lands, New York, San Francisco, Nantucket and New Orleans.
We’ll chat about the latest and greatest restaurants she’s discovered.
Cartoon: Pepper ...
And Salt, The Wall Street Journal