Foxcroft Ragout with Prunes
Charmed, I was completely charmed by this spiral bound gem of a cookbook. Foxcroft School, Middleburg, Virginia was founded in 1914 by Miss Charlotte Noland and continues to be a private boarding school for girls. The girls ate very well. My neighbor is a 1969 graduate and her firsthand accounts of the delectable meals sent me into a culinary trance. Then wonder of wonders, she loaned me her battered copy of The Foxcroft Cookbook (1969) less spiral bound, more tethered by two rubber bands. I ...
WWI doughboys bivouacked in Champagne, France created this cocktail. The French 75 is American immodesty applied with success to a few ingredients on-hand. Do not wait for Bastille Day, July 14th , to try this sapid brew.
Place a sugar cube in the bottom of a champagne flute and add about 1½ ounces of cognac. Fill the glass with champagne and garnish it with a lemon twist.
In the movie Casablanca, starring Humphrey Bogart and ...