Walt Disney once said, “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things because we’re curious, and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” This is great advice – if you follow it. I love trying… Read More
This bright and sweet-tasting apple slaw is quick, easy to make, and perfect for a table of two.
Ever experience that moment when the best wine you’ve ever tasted touches your lips, slides onto your tongue and tickles your tastebuds with delight?
Living in paradise (Maui Hawaii) has its advantages – lush palm and plumeria trees, pineapples, beautiful beaches, gourmet restaurants, elegant and fruity cocktails, hula dancing, ukuleles, and a friendly aloha spirit. We also enjoy something extra special – organic… Read More
Salt and sugar mixes are ideal for adding to recipes, sprinkling on dinner, rimming a cocktail glass, or even to give as gifts. When I started building up our home bar and learning to mix drinks, I decided… Read More
I love brussels sprouts, and as luck would have it, so does Anthony! With a gorgeous pop of color and a ton of flavor, my Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Red Apple Balsamic Glaze is one of my favorite side… Read More
My cousin, Jeremy, makes the absolute BEST chili I have ever had. He labors for hours slicing perfect tiny cubes of tri tip and simmers and prepares a chili that is delicious, spicy, savory, and meaty. He once said, “beans… Read More
“It looks like something I would have made, ” my step mom text-messaged after I sent her a picture of the Caramelized Onion and Basil Pasta that I created last night. Of course it looks like something she would… Read More
Today, I’ve been craving comfort foods. Maybe it’s because I blogged about my grandmother today. Maybe it’s because I have an ear infection, and I feel under-the-weather. Maybe it’s the change in weather from cold to warm in… Read More
When a member of the household has a dietary restriction (no dairy for him), modifying recipes becomes a regular and often challenging event. Today is our anniversary, so to start the day, I wanted to make him a… Read More
Cooking for two isn’t always as easy as it may seem. Those of us who cook almost exclusively for two either modify a ready-made recipe using our math skills and dig into deconstructionist logic and/or we come up with… Read More
Sweet and savory are two of my favorite tastes, and combining them into one recipe is divine! With a package of pork chops resting in my refrigerator and a craving for cinnamon and apricot, what is a girl… Read More
Cauliflower! It’s that lovely, tasty veggie great for boiling, sautéing, baking, roasting, steamed, deep-fried, or even eaten raw. With such versatility, it’s great as an appetizer or even an entree (think about tasty cauliflower steaks…) I am a… Read More