I want to use my crock pot more. I imagine that it's a magic cooking pot like what 'Strega Nona' has, and you throw things in and it magically produces food. In actuality, I have found that not to be the case, but I still imagine in my mind that it's a magical cooking machine.
So so so very far behind in terms of Christmas prep, all I have are books right now. I'm thinking that Julia would appreciate something else besides a book. I asked this query on Friday and didn't hear back much about anything, so let me
I can tell you, if Santa doesn't bring me Nigel Slater's new cookbook, I will cry. The other day Julia was telling her uncle and aunty all about which cookbook people Mommy Likes, and she rattled off a huge long list, Nigel Slater, Nigella, Martha Stewart, Jamie Oliver, Sophie Dahl, Everyday Food, I kid you not, she rattled this all off in the blink of an eye. My kid knows me so well! I can't believe I talk about this stuff so much that my 7 year old knows the name of a bunch of British food writers. Hilarious!