Eating goes beyond satiating hunger. It is savoring taste, colors, and aromas. Eating is a pleasure which speaks to the soul.
Today is my grandsons, Jack and Luke’s, birthdays. In their honor I’d like to share their favorite chocolate cake recipe.
While discussing favorite summer deserts with a foody friend, we decided that Tiramisu was a definite contender for a first-place summer desert.
Several of you requested the recipe for my blackberry cobbler after I posted a picture of it on FB for the occasion of my husband, Tim’s, birthday. I’m calling it “any fruit cobbler” because this same recipe and technique can be used for any fruit in season. I especially remember mom making peach cobbler and “toot” (mulberry) cobbler in Lebanon.
I’ve always cooked for pleasure, and part of that pleasure was anticipating the certainty of smiles of appreciation and enjoyment on our guests’ faces. However, yesterday morning, after an uncomfortable night of off-and-on painfull sleep, I was inclined to lay on the couch and binge watch something engrossing.
In this topsy turvy upside down season of bunkermentality, meal planning has morphed from a dreaded chore into an anticipated event. Therefore, to keep with this theme, an upside down anything cake seems to be an appropriate dessert for this Easter weekend.
What’s for supper tonight is quick and easy lean, green, spring pasta. My garden fresh perennial herbs are busting out with tender but piquant leaves and are desperately calling out to be picked!
Many of you have asked me for uncomplicated baking recipes. I have one go-to recipe that I’ve used since the early 70’s. It is one of those fadish recipes that we all used, but for some reason went out of style. You’ll be gad I resurrected this one for you!
My current favorite vegetable to grow through the winter months is broccoli. I did not grow up with it in Lebanon, and did not care for it in the U.S., but I have flipped my negative vote to a resounding yes since I’ve started growing it myself! Not only is it easy to grow, but broccoli is an extraordinary green substitute in a salad.
We’re in the middle of basketball season. What is my history with basketball?