How a French teacher becomes l’assistante américaine to a French chef in Provence

As if the title isn't long enough... It's now been 10 years since The Sabbatical Chef was born. I am honestly afraid to read my first attempts at writing, but, well, here it is. My first post. I am a Southern girl and grew up around good food, but my mom and grandmother never used …

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Procrasti-baking and the Power of Love

Yes, it's a thing. I saw it on Facebook and, frankly, I was relieved. The article, from the New York Times on-line, entitled Why Work When You Can Procrastibake? starts this way: All procrastibakers do not bake alike. Procrastibaking — the practice of baking something completely unnecessary, with the intention of avoiding “real” work — is …

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