Part deux/dos of the Frexican dinner party… Continue reading
On Cinco de Mayo, I had some friends over for dinner. One half of the dinner party invitees were big wine fans. Wait, aficionados. Now I ❤️ Mexican food, but sometimes it can be hard to pair with wine. So, French food would have been a better choice. But we must honor the holiday… what to do. Continue reading
April was sweet. It started with a trip to the Big Apple and ended with a Historical Tour of old Orange County. Here’s what I’ve been up to… Continue reading
When in NYC…. do as Southerners do? Yes. Please do.
Alex and I went to Butter Midtown before heading to see The Book of Mormon on Broadway in April. This is Iron Chef and Food Network Star, Alex Guarnaschelli’s restaurant. You’d really never even see it if you didn’t know it was there… underground, small unassuming sign. But inside I had another life changing moment. So please, should you find yourself in NYC, find this restaurant. Continue reading
Friday evening in NYC, Alex and I ventured out to Eataly for a progressive dinner. We began, as most dinners do (should?), with a stop at the bar. Upon arriving, a man with an instrument case was just leaving and we quickly took advantage of his open seat, and the one next to him. After taking his chair, I noticed he was still finishing his water. We looked at him sheepishly, apologized for taking the seat, and asked if he was still using it. He said no… he was just finishing his water. We thanked him.
Alex looked down at the closed instrument case at his feet and asked him Continue reading
For any of you who have ever travelled to the Caribbean, you will have seen these rum cakes made by the Tortuga Rum Cake Company. You can even visit their store in Nassau and do a little taste testing. The first time I tried them, I knew instantly I had tried this cake before. Continue reading
I took off for a weekend last month…
On the wall of our trailer, we have the GPS coordinates to two special places. One is a beach Continue reading
Every once in a while I run across something that is the perfect version of itself. These are my favorite things, and I’d like to share them with you. This week’s edition: Continue reading
I’ve lost count of how many garden swaps we have had. Over 20, now. Each one better than the last. This most recent one, hosted by George & Sherri was one of the most bountiful yet. So many beautiful Continue reading
My secret weapon only has 4 ingredients (which I always have on hand), can be both sweet or savory, takes minutes to make, and always makes a huge impression. What is it? Continue reading