Julie and Julia: Boeuf Bourguignon Recipe

Yum! As light as a buttery croissant, as effervescent as dry champagne, and as warm and earthy as its centerpiece Beef Burgundy, this delicious film is a must see. Meryl Streep is divine as the cooking icon, Julia Child, wielding the trademark voice and physical idiosyncrasies as fearlessly as Julia ever did her stainless steel kitchen knife.

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The Avengers: Let’s Do Shawarma Recipe

The mega-opening of Marvel’s The Avengers blasts down on us like an early heat wave, ushering in summer hyper thrills even if the calendar disagrees. And what a package of men in tights, spangles, “their mother’s drapes” and retro Black Sabbath t-shirts they are, even if more than half of their energies and egos are directed at their own dysfunctional family of superheroes instead of the emerald robed Loki intent on taking over the world.

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