|Potatoes, cheese, garlic, etc. ready to assemble. Inset: the recipe page from Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume I.|
(Click on the photo and then click again to enlarge the recipe.)
|Alice assembling the dish.|
|Gratin Dauphinois, ready to serve.|
|This morning's birds: swallows on the pier at Burke Lake near Fairfax where we are visiting.|
|A duck on the lake.|
|Alice sitting on her favorite bench. The lake shore has eroded so that her feet dangled over the water.|
Miriam didn't join us because she was at running practice again.