Last week brought duck, though the entire bird wasn’t used to prepare the entry. What to do with the remainders, then? Not wishing to be wasteful, and being of a culinary bent, this journal’s future path was clear – make soup! Specifically, Vietnamese duck soup, or pho, elevates the leftovers to stardom and beyond. Today’s… Continue reading Ah, but What Leftovers!
Those are the house rules. In Nero Wolfe’s brownstone, in his universe, any food enjoyed outside the dining room is a mere snack. No matter how exquisite or thoughtfully prepared the dish is, serving it in the dining room is the only action that elevates it to a meal. More soon on this injustice, but… Continue reading Archie’s Snack
So what’s with all the soup lately? Last week it was Pumpkin Soup and today the blog serves Bun Vit Mang, or Vietnamese duck soup. A pattern emerges. Why not? The last two Saturday afternoons (usually my time to create) have been cold and rainy, not the best situation for outdoor fun, but absolutely perfect… Continue reading What’s Vietnamese for “Quack”?