23 Jul

This past week I have been walking around alone in a huge, empty house. Continue reading


15 Mar

Often, there are times I tend to obsess about something; a color, a texture, an architectural style, or time period, and my ability to turn it into food or confections. Continue reading

Quick Carrot Soup

6 Mar

Another cold and snowy day beckons for a hearty soup. Rummaging through the fridge and pantry I found the following, and prepped along the way; Continue reading

Working Man’s Pork & Beans (Cassoulet)

1 Mar

Late winter days and cold weather scream for warm and hearty stews eaten by a toasty hearth with good friends. This cassoulet is easy on the prep, and can be adjusted Continue reading


18 Feb

Recently, we came into an abundant quantity of crimini mushrooms (button, baby-bella) and after making a really great mushroom soup with a large quantity of them, Continue reading

Olive Oil-Poppyseed-Lemon Cakes

11 Feb

Olive Oil-Poppyseed-Lemon Cakes.

Olive Oil-Poppyseed-Lemon Cakes

11 Feb

I woke up this morning to a clear sky (the sun had not come up yet, but you could see a beautiful day on the horizon), dog was still sleeping soundly, husbear in the shower, so I ambled down stairs to get the coffee on, Continue reading