What We’re Cooking Sundays…The Poached Salmon and Love Smells Like Home Edition.

The past few weeks have been a blur. It feels like there’s been no separation between any of the days, but it’s probably my fault. I’m the one who said, just about a month ago: ‘All I have to do is get to 4pm on May 28th, and then it gets better.” What on earth was I thinking? ...more

What We’re Cooking Sundays…The Chocolate and Lavender Cake, Plus, Meet Yourself Where You Are Edition.

A few days ago my horoscope told me to look out, this was about to be my time. Jupiter in Leo, something, something, blah, blah, good fortune. Leos rule ....more

On Easter: Do Not Abandon Yourselves to Despair…

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime. …..Martin Luther King, Jr. For people around the world, today marks the moment where the faith is renewed ....more

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