Simple Tomato Sauce+Kitchen Tools+Giveway=Cooking Success!

About once a week, I make some sort of tomato sauce to use in different dishes.  I've got my tried and true Marinara but have needed to add something new.  After a little research, I came across this wonderful recipe from Lidia Bastianich.  I love her cookbooks and her philosophy on food....more

Our love of wine and a bit of wine ratings

Our love of wine and a bit of wine ratings ...more

Painting Tea for 2

Painting Tea for 2 I am finally back from my vacation with my husband for Valentines day. I saw a lot of stained glass everywhere during my time off, so i am really inspired for my art production.I finished the painting Tea for 2 today. Here is the final result. It is acrylic and ink on canvas. ...more

thank you for your kind words Denise.more

The virtues of lemon

The virtues of lemon and some Lemon pasta We associate easily the lemon with drinks, to fight a big cold or the flu, and we are all aware of the high vitamin C content of this fruit. However, the lemon has so much more to offer. I am using tons of lemon in my everyday cooking but i am also drinking the juice of a half lemon everyday for a clearer skin.   Therapeutic use of Lemon:   ...more

Painting of Home is where the heart is

Painting of Home is where the heart is This is part of my creation today....more

Painting of a duck and some cherries

Painting of a duck and some cherries Here is my creation of the day,  i am continuing this series of birds with food. Again this is a small format. It is pretty new for me to paint at such a small scale and it is quite refreshing to see that now, i can paint an image in only 3 hours. A nice change. It is, as always, acrylic and ink on canvas. ...more

The spotted dove print Giveaway

The spotted dove print Giveaway Giveaway for the month of february. Print of The spotted dove. Print of an original acrylic painting. ...more
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