Desktop Calendar

November 2009 Desktop Calendar

November '09 Desktop Calendar

At the beginning of every month in 2009, I am offering C&Z readers a new desktop calendar, i.e. a wallpaper to apply on the desktop of your computer, with a food-related picture and a calendar of the current month.

Our desktop calendar for November is a picture of what I think of as a Parisian tartine, an open-face sandwich made on naturally leavened bread (here, a slice of pain des amis from the bakery Du Pain et des Idées), lightly spread with semi-salted butter then topped with artisanal ham, thick shavings of aged Comté cheese, and slivers of cornichons. Add a side salad or a fat, late-harvest tomato — we are still feasting on those — and that’s lunch taken care of.

Instructions to get your calendar are below.

Continue reading »

October 2009 Desktop Calendar

October '09 Desktop Calendar

At the beginning of every month in 2009, I am offering C&Z readers a new desktop calendar, i.e. a wallpaper to apply on the desktop of your computer, with a food-related picture and a calendar of the current month.

Our desktop calendar for October is a picture of lemon butter cookies, as they appear in my cookbook. Delicately buttery, crisp, and thinly glazed, these sablés au citron draw their flavor from the juice and zest of a lemon, bolstered by a touch of salt. They’re a staple from my childhood I revisit often.

Instructions to get your calendar are below.

Continue reading »

September 2009 Desktop Calendar

September '09 Desktop Calendar

At the beginning of every month in 2009, I am offering C&Z readers a new desktop calendar, i.e. a wallpaper to apply on the desktop of your computer, with a food-related picture and a calendar of the current month.

Our desktop calendar for September is a picture of Mussels Marinière, a preparation of mussels cooked here with Champagne and a pinch of saffron — though the recipe can absolutely be made more budget-friendly, with a simple white wine. With or without the deluxe ingredients, it is a lovely dish, light and warming both, to ease you into the fall.

Instructions to get your calendar are below.

Continue reading »

August 2009 Desktop Calendar

August '09 Desktop Calendar

At the beginning of every month in 2009, I am offering C&Z readers a new desktop calendar, i.e. a wallpaper to apply on the desktop of your computer, with a food-related picture and a calendar of the current month.

Our desktop calendar for August is a picture of homemade rose-raspberry cupcakes — a vanilla cake base, a rose-flavored buttercream frosting, and a fresh raspberry on top.

The recipe for these easy cupcakes will be included in the August newsletter that will go out on Tuesday, August 4th. There’s still time to sign up!

Instructions to get your calendar are below.

Continue reading »

July 2009 Desktop Calendar

July '09 Desktop Calendar

At the beginning of every month in 2009, I am offering C&Z readers a new desktop calendar, i.e. a wallpaper to apply on the desktop of your computer, with a food-related picture and a calendar of the current month.

Our desktop calendar for July is a picture of a fish taco made from scratch (including the tortilla but excluding the umbrella) by our friends Braden and Laura, of Hidden Kitchen.

Instructions to get your calendar are below.

Continue reading »

Get the newsletter

Receive a free monthly email with a digest of recent entries, plus exclusive inspiration and special announcements. You can also choose to be notified of every new post.