9.14.2019

¡Fiesta!

Celebrations are fun. Holidays. Graduations. Engagements. New houses. Birthdays. Anniversaries. Even Fridays evenings are worth celebrating for those of us who work!

9.07.2019

Steak au Chocolat

During Independence Day week, when Mark and I were visiting friends Susan and Towny in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, I met the amazing Enna Grazier who, with her husband Matt, are the founders of Enna Chocolate.

8.31.2019

It's Too Darn Hot

Well, that is what everyone everywhere is saying these days, isn’t it?

8.24.2019

Identification Required!

I was planning a big Mexican meal to celebrate our friends’ anniversary. After what promised to be a somewhat heavy meal, I wanted to serve something thematic, but light, for dessert.

8.17.2019

Az-Mex

Texas has Tex-Mex. New Mexico has its own distinctive cuisine. And trendy California has fresh-Mex. Arizona, in addition to its Native American Sonoran cuisine, lays claim on a couple of dishes with a similar history using Mexican ingredients transformed in a new home, two-thousand miles from the capital city of México.

8.10.2019

Chilean Chocolate

As you may have seen on social media, I was recently in Santiago de Chile and Rapa Nui (Easter Island). To say it was the trip of a lifetime is an understatement. I am including some photos from Santiago in this post. Stay tuned for those from Easter Island.

8.03.2019

Culinary Architecture

Romesco. No, it isn’t the style of church you saw in that small town in Provence. It is a sauce from Catalonia, Spain, made by fishermen to be eaten with fish. It was the inspiration for today’s post.