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Posted on April 20, 2013
Posted on March 17, 2013
Seriously - easiest recipe ever. Works great with dill, too! My local grocer just happened to have parsley on sale.
beef kidney in red wine sauce
Posted on March 9, 2013
Many people don't have much experience with offal. Eating animal organs has become uncommon and that's a bit of a shame. Our ancestors ate organs for two main reason: organs are nutritional powerhouses and there's no sense in wasting precious food.
dairy-free, easy peasy pesto
Posted on October 20, 2012
Something I always tell people about eating healthy is to have fun with it! It shouldn't be some a punishment or horrible chore that you have to do. Eating clean is not easy but it doesn't have to be miserable. That's when you can start getting creative. Homemade cond...
stuffed roasted squash
Posted on October 12, 2012
Who loves fall? This girl. I love everything about it: the beautiful saturated colors of the leaves, the crisp air in the mornings that make you want to stay in bed, the smell of cider and pumpkin - I don't even mind having to carry layers of clothes around because it's cold in the morning and toast...
fall is here!
Posted on September 9, 2012
Something changed in the wind overnight. We woke up this morning and could feel the crispness in the air. Our original goal was to go hike Humpback Rock at sunrise, but who were we kidding? We hit that snooze button faster than...
places I love: New Jersey
Posted on August 18, 2012
Typically when I say "I love New Jersey" people assume I'm talking about the shore. While I have nothing against the Jersey Shore, I'm referring to the other side of the state. Just this past week I was able to spend some time around Frenchtown, where Chris's family resides, where things are green, ...
music that soothes: Bebel Gilberto
Posted on August 16, 2012
I discovered Bebel Gilberto through Chris after his trip to Brazil two years ago. Her voice is sultry and rich and anything in Portugese sounds beautiful. I thought this song appropriate for these beautiful August nights that we're experiencing here in Virginia.
comedic relief: Paul Hunt
Posted on August 13, 2012
The Olympics just ended so this is appropriate -- if you need a little humor in your Monday, take a look at this video. I think the bows in his hair are particularly fabulous :)
Sunday Inspiration: umbrellas
Posted on August 12, 2012
I saw these images a few days ago and they stuck with me so I wanted to share them with you. What I love about them is that although ¬†umbrellas are typically used during dark and stormy weather, this installation in Portugal is a playful contrast. Apparently they were part of an exhibit for an art¬...