Winning winter recipe

Winning winter recipe

Me making some onion soup. Note my skillfull stirring.

“I think that women just have a primeval instinct to make soup, which they will try to foist on anybody who looks like a likely candidate.” ~ Dylan Moran

I have become a prodigious cooker of onion soup this winter.

To be honest, it’s because I planned to make a pot for a dinner party once and ended up buying roughly a gazillion more onions that I needed. This is because I grocery shop like my mother: with plans to feed a small country instead of a few guests. It’s a bad habit, but luckily onions last forever and so I’ve been able to get quite a few batches out of that one mishandled shopping excursion.

The recipe follows after the jump.

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Dinner party malarkey

Dinner party malarkey

This article also appears on the Fairlady site.

For some reason I keep insisting on hosting dinner parties.

This is a problem because I’m not very well organised. The cumulated stress of the all the millions of details associated with even the simplest meal-centred get-together is enough to leave me distinctly frazzled with a rapidly beating heart.

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