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There’s about 20,000 genes in the human body, but I believe French women have 20,0001 – they’re born with the style gene. They’re the Goldilocks of fashion –not overdressed, not under-dressed, just right.
Do we have a moral obligation to live well, and to present our best selves? Yep, I think we do. I think we have a duty to choose grown-up words, to communicate responsibly, and to think about the optics of our actions. I think telling somebody how wrong they are is...
Being a French soul trapped in a Texan’s body, I’ve been making classic French baguettes for a while. But my husband loves sourdough bread and I love my husband, so sourdough I would make.
Morning people are made, not born. I know this because I wasn’t one – until I was. I spent years as a chronic “snoozer.” Despite my many ambitious plans to get up early and get anything done in the morning, I could not control my conditioned response to hit that button and stay under the covers until the last possible instant.
The French have truly mastered the art of pleasure – preparing a simple meal, sipping a glass of wine at a café while watching passers-by, spending an afternoon in the park, taking an evening stroll along the river.
Here’s the recipe for Wine Braised Short Ribs. I’ll be making a video on bread soon – I’m still perfecting my technique.