Kefir cheese with a bit of honey and sliced strawberries on sprouted grain toast. For most of my life, my morning routine involved waking to an alarm set to sound well before the the sun had even thought about sending its rays to brighten […]
September is my favorite month. I suppose many would say their birthday month was their favorite — that is if they’re the type who thinks about such things — but that’s not why I love September. Countless years of its signaling promise and the beginning […]
I’m at that place I’m so familiar with — the place where it seems as if I’m floating on a river lazily making its way to a point in the distance. I could swim and get to wherever there is more quickly, or I can do what I’m doing — floating. Knowing time will pass and I’ll get there.
And then I snap out of it. Like this morning.
Eight days before we leave for the UK. Eight. After months and months of planning every single tiny detail, eight days will fly by and as much as I’ve questioned and searched and adjusted to make sure everything is perfect, I swear I’ve forgotten something. My husband has indulged my sometimes nightly litany of hairsplitting with gentle logic and comments of support.
I’m sure everything will be fine, he tells me. The other vacations you’ve planned have been great.
Fresh Corn and Tomato Pie It’s been a couple of weeks since my youngest headed off to college, and it’s become very apparent that tailoring my cooking portions down by a third is not going to be as easy as I first thought. Let’s discuss […]
One of the things I’ve learned over the years about food is that often, the recipes that have a reputation for being fussy are anything but. Souffles are a great example of this. Think of all the times you’ve seen a cook depicted making a […]