The Expectations of Love…

“Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get — only with what you are expecting to give — which is everything.” …..Katharine Hepburn. What. Is ....more

What We’re Cooking Sundays…The No Cooking, No Disappointments Edition

Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets. …..Arthur Miller I would do it, push a button, climb a mountain, jump off a cliff. …..Drake ....more

What We’re Cooking Sundays…the Compound Butter and Luck Edition.

What is luck? Why do we think some people are lucky and that others walk around all day under dark clouds and storms? I’m not lucky ....more

Baby Let Me Hand You My Love…An Odd Lenten Post.

Baby Let Me Hand You My Love…An Odd Lenten Post. Or, maybe it’s only semi-odd. Can something be only a little odd? ...more

What We’re Cooking Sundays: The Deconstructed Carbonara and Thoughts on Gratitude.

“Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.” …..A.A. Milne ‘Thank you.’ Yes, this was meant to be a Sunday post, but once A got home from work, well, there wasn’t time to write, only to talk and play catch-up on old ‘Parks and Rec’ episodes. I never watched the show in real time, but this whole ‘cuttingthecord’ on cable has been pretty amazing. There are shows out there that I never bothered to watch and now, they are all inside of the magic box, just waiting for me to find them ....more

What We’re Cooking Sundays…The Green Tea Cheesecake Caper and Going Solo for Love.

Matcha, Matcha, Matcha. I was wandering around the internets the other day and came across Food52’s post on the beauty of green tea. Of course, being a lover of all things tea, I didn’t need much persuasion to spend $25 on a tin of Daily Mizuba Matcha just so I could make a green tea cheesecake from scratch ....more

What We’re Cooking Sundays…The Soup and Empanada Edition, Plus, the Truth Was Always There…

We’re back. And by ‘we’ I actually mean ‘me’ as A is the behind the scenes co-host of “What We’re Cooking Sundays” – she suggests menu options and, if it isn’t something else made with salmon, I shop, test, cook and photograph. It’s a perfect partnership ....more

What We’re Cooking Sundays…the Engagement Chicken Edition.

“An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup.” …..H.L. Mencken I’m an idealist. I’m also a realist. I’m not sure that Mencken had me in mind, but I do love roses and soup, just not together ....more

You Alone Are You…

Who is it that says most, which can say more, than this rich praise, that you alone, are you. …..Wm. Shakespeare ....more

New Moon, New Magic.

We’re one minute (if my calendar is correct) into our first new moon of the new year. That. Is ....more