Nobody thinks they’re going to be the kid with the weird childhood stories, but then you grow up and realize all the ways your experience was a little outside the “normal” box. Chili, for me, is one of those things. For as long as I can remember eating chili, I remember my Mom making herself […]
Doesn’t the Italian language make “Pasta and Beans” sound like a ballet? What began as a humble peasant dish has made its way around the world and onto many restaurant menus. After tasting a few, I decided some time ago to create my own.
Wondering what’s for dinner this week? Here are five recipes I tried recently, all of which I consider keepers! These are pretty darn quick and absolutely worth adding to the dinner rotation. This was so rich and comforting, and perfect for all of those rainy Florida afternoons. Up your cozy game by serving it in […]
I peeled potatoes during my son’s nap today. It was therapeutic. Sometimes you don’t realize how much you need mind space. As I peeled potatoes, the quiet allowed me to gather all the uncollected, stray thoughts that were floating around my brain. They may have been random, and some of them of absolutely no consequence, […]
In fashion they say that jewel tones are universal colors—meaning everyone looks good in them. Perhaps that is why I am so drawn to them even in the context of food. Colors so rich and vibrant look appealing in any season, but I think most especially in winter. Not only is this stew warm and […]