Recipes for Memorial Day. Believe it or not (I’m actually quite sure you will believe it), I have a notebook where I keep record of our holiday traditions, including meal plans and recipes. My terrible memory plus my ADD equals the need to write everything down. So I pulled out the notes today to plan … More A Perfect Food For Every Holiday
I amaze you with tales of magic in the kitchen. Then you want to return to the kitchen to make cream puffs and red lentil soup. When I was in high school, my mom was in nursing school. That meant that my sister, Lindsay, took over the laundry and I was left with the cooking. … More Kitchen Magic
A truly scrumptious cake (and ice cream) that can be made gluten-free, low-gluten, vegan, and for just about any season or occasion. Oh yeah, and its relatively healthy. Have you heard of Babycakes? Its a cookbook, sharing its title with the bakery’s name where the book is from. The bakery is in New York City … More When Health Nuts Need Cake
Not that long ago, I posted a series of photos on Facebook featuring my husband and I on a date night. Aside from all the other nerd festivities, there were a couple shots of me holding a book I happened upon at a used book store we wandered in while waiting to eat. Now let’s … More The Sweet Side of Beans
The Oscars are here! The Oscars are here! Mostly I will be celebrating the day with an early St. Patty’s Day menu (of beef pot pies, potato soup, and soda bread). But you might actually want some finger food ideas. So here are some, and they are just about brainless. BEST, FANCY CHEESE CRACKERS In … More Oscar de Hors d’ouvres
The last two chili recipes in the series, and nothing red or beefy. Whew! We are still on chilies, thanks to some publishing deadlines and the holidays. Yikes. We’ll make this one quick and try to get back on track. (No use to expostulate on new years resolutions here, b/c we are already cooking healthier … More …Seven Chili, More.