6.25.2016

Summer Nights

You might think that when the mercury soars above 100°F (38°C), the idea of a hot meal would be unthinkable. Alas, for this cook, it is not.

6.18.2016

Haters

“I hate tomatoes.” “I loathe mushrooms.” “Ewwwww.... Brussels sprouts?” “Sweet potato casserole is a crime against nature.” “Carrot cake is just plain wrong.” Or, so the haters say.

6.11.2016

Memories of Old Santa Fe

In the early 1990s, I took my first trip to Santa Fe with Mikey, my best friend since the 5th grade. I had no idea what to expect, but I knew it would be an adventure.

6.04.2016

Mr. & Mrs.

It is the perfect Memorial Day weekend in Tucson. The sun is shining, the sky is excruciatingly blue, and it isn't too hot. In fact, it's downright pleasant and much cooler than anyone dreams of for this holiday weekend in the desert.

5.21.2016

Problem Solved!

My mother made the best rack of lamb.

5.14.2016

Spring Green

When someone mentions pea green, most people think of pea soup made from dried peas. Army green, hospital green, schoolroom green.  Tasty, yes, but not a color that inspires me.