funny cause it's true
kindergarten-eque drawing and writing via moi
Anyhoo, several of Ina's recipes that I've been wanting to try use cognac. And I don't know anything about cognac.
I e-mailed her.
I e-mailed her to find out what cognac she uses. Because I am terrified to buy cognac not approved by Ina.
Yep. I'll just let that sink in for a few moments.
Now I realize this is not Ina's personal e-mail account. And that every response is probably a fill-in-the-blank type of deal.
But when I got the following response, I may or may not have squealed out loud:
Thank you for your email. Ina was thrilled to read that you are a fan of Barefoot Contessa and asked that I respond on her behalf.
I checked with Ina and she uses Francet cognac. Hope that helps.
Thanks again for taking the time to write. Ina sends her warmest regards and we hope you continue to enjoy Barefoot Contessa.
I added the highlighting for emphasis. Ina sends her warmest regards.
Francet cognac it is.
P.S. Can we talk about the irony of the fact that yesterday I posted about green smoothies and clean living, and today I'm posting about what booze to use in butter/salt/sugar-laden recipes? Yeah. That's me.