You know you have good friends when they send a quick text and then leave a bag of fresh rhubarb on your doorstep. Kathy recently did just that. When I got home, there sat a brown paper bag full of rhubarb. Continue reading
Mostly I cook from the hip. What does that mean? Well, I’m notoriously bad at following directions, and I’ve been known to veer off the beaten path. So, photos and a list of ingredients work as recipe “suggestions.” Continue reading
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Distinctively dark and aromatic black licorice or ropey, chewy Red Vines, which leathery candy do you fancy? Mine was always Red Vines. I couldn’t bear the thought of “real” licorice; that was until I was introduced to divinely light, crisp fennel. Continue reading
A container of last weekend’s St. Paddy’s day leftovers sat in the fridge. It wasn’t quite enough for a whole meal, but too much for one person’s lunch. Seriously, I hate to toss things out so that wasn’t even an option. Continue reading
I’m drinking more than my fair share of turmeric-chai tea with milk and honey.
It’s quite a fab antidote to the icy, white outside. It contains many warming spices like turmeric, ginger, cardamom and black pepper. I know it sounds strange to put pepper in a drink, but trust me, it’s darn good. Continue reading
National fill-in-the-blank Food Day is a thing. Being a food geek, but not a snob, I know stuff like this. For instance, yesterday was all about croissants. A beautiful celebration of flaky, laminated dough bathed in butter – oh, my. And, gloriously today happens to be equally epicurean; it’s National Hot Chocolate Day! Continue reading