Do you see anything funny about this picture? I do. Who puts chocolate chips on a salad?! My mother does. While at my house recently, she offered to make me a salad. Yes, I know what you all are thinking. Wow! Your mom cooks for you!! (Ok, maybe not.) Despite my mother’s cooking prowess and… Continue reading Salad… Hold the Chocolate Chips
When I was in college, I lived in the country side of France for a fall trimester. I lived with a host family who made delicious home cooked meals. Upon arrival, my host mother asked me if I had any food preferences and I admitted that other than veal, there was no food I wouldn’t… Continue reading Avec tête (aka Whole Fish Branzino)
If you are like me, you are chest deep in the kids school and fall work routine. We are over the back to school hump, summer is definitely over, and now just chugging along. With that, many of us are faced with increased work demands, kids activities, fall commitments, and more. In other words, you… Continue reading You. Have. Time.
Oh no. Summer is coming to an end. (NOT YET THOUGH.) School starts for many, vacation time is over, and life kicks back into gear. Oh the circle of life, year in and year out. Living in the northeast, an enormous part of why I LOVE the summer is the fresh food availability. From… Continue reading When The Going Gets Tough… Don’t Start Eating
You know what I’m talking about. The authentic tapas place or unforgettable fine dining experience where they serve garlic in this smooth hot mash that tastes so full and sweet you think they added something illegal to it? Guess what? This is SO easy to do at home. Although it takes an hour to cook,… Continue reading Or-garlic-asmic
Oh get your head out of the gutter. I’m talking about the joy of cooking. The majority of my family members can cook. I mean, really cook. My mother cooked fresh meals nightly when I was growing up. To this day, my older brothers and I are quite proficient in cooking. Each of us are… Continue reading Keeping It In The Family
Let me ask you. When you travel do you let all rules of “healthy eating” go out the rental car window? Be honest. You don’t have your own kitchen or favorite salad place close by. You aren’t running off to the gym before work or playing your weekly tennis game. And since you are traveling,… Continue reading Let Them Eat Cake… Or whatever They Want When Traveling