Three Cubed: Sauté de Bouef á la Provençale

The Book: Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Vol. 1 Since this project is a roll of the dice, I decided to forgo my own cookbook collection and go with whatever I found in the apartment where I’ve been housesitting.  The only cookbook in the place is, remarkably, Julia Child’s masterpiece. (A boxed-set edition of…

Bon Appetit!

The new Le Creuset has been officially christened in what seemed the most appropriate manner possible–with a batch of Julia Child’s Boeuf Bourguignon. (Extra points for authenticity by using my autographed copy of From Julia’s Kitchen). Oh dear, Julia, all those years you spent testing recipes continue to pay off decades later. They always work perfectly. Probably…