Monet’s Favorite Sandwich

by Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong My obsession with the dining habits of Claude Monet began in college. I feasted again and again on the few English translations available of the notebooks he kept from his home in Giverny. At a time when my cooking skills were constrained by the size of my... Read More »

French Model Barbie Loves Baguettes

by Libbie Summers Assisted by David Dempsey Barbie dreamed of being a high fashion model in Paris. When Sears called and asked her to pose with a bike and french baguettes for their Spring/Summer catalog she remarked that “dreams really do come true”. Learn how to make a baguette HERE! Read More »

Napoleon Bread (a shorter baguette)

by Libbie Summers Photography by Chia Chong I put my baguettes in the refrigerator overnight to do a cold fermentation. It’s less messy and I think the dough holds its shape better . . . and those are the only reasons why. The taste is the same. The only thing to be cautious about... Read More »