The holidays can be a difficult period, what with the unending parade of dense and rich foods. I desperately needed a break from it yesterday. I started removing cans from the pantry and rummaging through the refrigerator and this is what I came up with. I will just call it a warm pasta …click to continue Warm Farfalle Salad
The tomatoes are lovely right now. Recently at Whole Foods there were about seven different varieties, which always makes me happy. There were Roma, cluster tomatoes, grape tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, a big pile of various heirloom tomatoes, and more. In a fit of indecision I bought a little bit of four different kinds and …click to continue Creamy Tomato Soup
I have a friend named Natalie. She just turned 50 and jumped out of an airplane to mark the occasion. She also smiles non-stop, laughs from her soul, and creates new friendships by magnetically pulling diverse individuals into her orbit. She is silly and goofy and pretty and nice.
She gave me a recipe …click to continue Green Chile Chicken Soup
This is my wish for cold weather. I feel bad asking for it as today was sunny and beautiful. But, I need a little of it to reset my clock, if you will. There is a perfectly serviceable recipe for hot chocolate on the box of Hershey’s Cocoa. But this is in a whole …click to continue Homemade Hot Chocolate
German Potato Salad is something that I love, but I personally had never made it before this batch. My mother has a favorite recipe for it and she made it for the July 4th weekend and got rave reviews, even from my husband, Pitts, who is not a big potato fan. I learned his …click to continue Warm German Potato Salad