2.28.2015

My Culinary Coming of Age

When you're young, "You don't know what you don't know." That is a quote from my friend Jill, but it reminds me of my youth and, of course, food.

2.21.2015

What to Bake? {a cookbook review}

Phaidon Press recently sent me a review copy of What to Bake & How to Bake It by Jane Hornby. The large, beautifully-illustrated book arrived a couple of weeks ago, giving me ample time get to know the book and try a few recipes.

2.14.2015

The Lady in Red

Mark and I miss Susie every day. Actually, any-and-everyone who knew her misses her.

2.07.2015

A New Sauce for My Salmon

We live in a small community of 103 homes in the foothills of Tucson's Santa Catalina Mountains. The neighborhood is governed by a volunteer board comprised of neighbors.

1.31.2015

The Comforts of Home

If I were to tell you I miss New England winters, you would think I had completely lost my mind, or you would know I was lying.

1.24.2015

Cheese Cubed

It's been party, party, party this holiday season.

1.17.2015

Homemade Pizza: A Safer Slice

Last summer, we attended a reunion for employees of a history museum where Mark worked in the Dark Ages (the 1970s and 1980s). I tagged along for the ride, but did not attend the reunion itself. (Me and 300 historians is not a good mix...)