Last night was cold — the first cuddly, cold, hot chocolaty and tea, burrow under the comforter fall night. And I bundled up and loved it. The seasons are shifting. We’re trading in summer salads for crock-pot stews and flip-flops … Continue reading
Sometimes just the quiet repetition of a simple task brings extraordinary comfort. With gnocchi there is the careful rolling of each tiny piece of dough, the attention and care demanded by every individual bite. Going through these motions becomes so … Continue reading
There will be a day this winter when a warm sweater won’t be enough, a day when the chill reaches all the way to my bones, a day when I will want more than anything to curl up with a … Continue reading
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So last weekend I flew to Austin, Texas with mom to visit family and go on a food photography prop hunt at the Fredericksburg, Texas trade days. The trade days are basically acres of booths and barns filled with antiques … Continue reading
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Sometimes, when an opportunity arrives on my doorstep, I get swept up in excitement and leap forward to seize the moment, only to find myself totally engulfed with anxiety later. It’s a nice balance, I think. See, one day recently, … Continue reading
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I never follow a recipe. I’m not even sure I’m capable of following a recipe. Even as I read a recipe for the first time, I instantly omit and change things in my mind. This means that sometimes we end … Continue reading