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Tag Archive for ‘caramelized onions’

Julia’s French Onion Soup With a PNW Accent

We love Julia Child because she relishes making hoity-toity French food, but brings it down to earth. Pun intended. When she drops a chicken on the floor or licks her fingers we know she’s one of us. I’ve made her French onion soup for years and while she’s specific about process, ingredients are straightforward. As […]

Make-Ahead Vegetables: 4 Ways

You may have noticed when cooking vegetables that you spend a lot of time with the simplest tasks imaginable — washing, peeling, chopping. The truth is, for most of what we eat everyday, prep and a little cooking is all there is to it. It’s not hard, it just takes some time. There’s something to […]

Alliums Have Landed (& they’re very sweet)

Caramelized Onions No mystery to caramelizing onions. You’ll need a big pile, red or white, the patience to cook them gently for 20 – 30 minutes, and then the possibilities for delicious consumption are almost endless. Their natural sugars are emphasized after such cooking; they turn a golden brown and become a gentle, savory cousin […]