With the Cheeseheads coming to town this weekend to face the Bears, it will be an EMMENTAL order to keep them all well-fed. Mainly BRIEcause they all have such high standards when it comes to curds. Wanna know what really gets my GOAT?
Only the French could make "ham & cheese" sound elegant. In the case of a croque monsieur, it also means the sandwich is grilled, and will typically contain gruyère or emmental cheese. Upmarket versions will have a layer of rich, béchamel sauce as well.
I can respect a barkeep who squeezes his/her own fresh lime and grapefruit juice. I can also appreciate the judicious use of bourbon or rye, Campari and Peychaud's bitters; a well-shaken egg white is a wonderful way to add froth without compromising flavor.
Cézanne painted bowls of fruit. Pamela Johnson prefers Hostess cupcakes. The local artist was the featured speaker at Bluebird's Salon Series of dinners last night. The series highlights local artists, who discuss their work over a five-course meal.