It’s Such a Comfort
You know what I love about cooking?
I love that after a day when nothing is sure, and when I say “nothing” I mean nothing, you can come home and absolutely know that if you add egg yolks to chocolate and sugar and milk, it will get thick.
– Julie Powell in Julia and Julia
My good friend Lawrence set out to disprove this theory and he did a good job of it. He might have been doing it wrong. As for me those words ring very true and I’m not going to try to say it any better.
Julia and Julie Recipe #1: Nora Ephron’s Chocolate Cream Pie (they used her recipe for the pie they make in the movie)