Pork and Cabbage Soup When I think back on most years of my life, I am able to remember being sick once every year or two — and when I started teaching — every year. Sometimes, it went on for more than two months, lingering, wearing me down, leaving me longing for a chest that […]
Sometimes when I’m at the market, I come across bags of brightly colored carrots — carrots in a deep burgundy and cheerful yellow nestled with the expected orange. Once in a while there are a few very pale yellow carrots in the mix as well, but the burgundies are what I think most striking. Once […]
I think the first time I tried to make an apple dumpling I was about 26, give or take a year. I don’t remember cooking much during that particular time in my life, but what I did cook has stayed with me — for better or worse. A successful pot of chili verde qualifies as one […]
A pleasant trip east to visit with my sister in Virginia. A boat ride along the Potomac, a hike to Great Falls Park, and quick visit to Charlottesville to see her youngest.
I made it back from my trip to the East Coast safe and sound and will share my experience after it settles and I’ve had time to savor it all. In the meantime, I have many recipes to share and ideas for more. I guess there’s nothing quite like time away to clear my […]