Lesley's Picks | October

A curated collection of recipes, libations, favourite clothing or accessory item and a new discovered location.

October 2021

RECIPE:

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 3 pounds (about 5 medium) sweet onions, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 6 cups beef stock
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 12 (3/4-inch-thick) French baguette slices

  • Instructions: https://damndelicious.net/2019/01/04/classic-french-onion-soup/ 

    It’s just your classic, traditional French onion soup. Perfect for the chillier weather!

    DRINK:

    Ex Nihilo Vineyards - 2020 XXX Viognier

     Image credit: Ex Nihilo Vineyards Okanagan Valley Inc

    CLOTHING OR ACCESSORY ITEM GO-TO:

    Givenchy Silk Scarf - A timeless trend, I love the juxtaposition of a patterned silk scarf against another patterned jacket or sweater.  

    CURRENTLY READING:

    A Brave New World - Aldous Huxley

    Brave New World is a dystopian social science fiction novel by English author Aldous Huxley, written in 1931 and published in 1932