Pour a glass of wine, because we are celebrating Fork in the Kitchen’s first FRENCH FRIDAY!
What is French Friday, you ask? It’s only the greatest thing to happen so far in 2019, obviously. Besides you know, 4 snow days off in a row, and Cannoli Brownies).
A little backstory: I’ve always been obsessed with France. Which sounds totally cliche. Like, I rocked the Eiffel Tower lamp back in 2001, then portraits of the Eiffel Tower lined my first college apartment.
It’s more than just a kitchy obsession with the Eiffel Tower (note: I have no Eiffel Towers on display in my current apartment… (there is the bottle opener in my drawer, and a coffee mug…and some pot holders…).
It’s the food, the simplicity, the romantic vibe of just speaking French, the wine (duh), and the STRIPES. So obsessed with all things that have stripes. And it’s a whole lot of I just can’t explain it.
When I graduated high school, the “thing” was going to be a mother-daughter trip to France.
It never happened. And for the next (ahem) 12 years I didn’t let my mom hear the end of it (LOVE YOU, MOM!). So when we each reached milestone birthdays a year apart from each other, I decided I was absolutely making it happen.…