Tag Archives: Food

What’s in Your Refrigerator?

Last night I took smug satisfaction in what I fixed for dinner. I used bits of this and that to create a delicious meal. What joy! I come from a proud line of women who possess a remarkable ability to … Continue reading

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Muffin Surprise

Perhaps you can relate to the following: you have some odds and ends hanging out in your refrigerator because it is after the holidays or after a dinner party. You wonder if there is any hope that these bits of … Continue reading

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Favorite Christmas Goodies

Today is the fourth Sunday of Advent. The weeks of waiting and preparation draw to a close. In churches around the world today, the circle of candles adorning Advent wreaths will be lit, reflecting Christ’s light and hope. Tomorrow our … Continue reading

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Rituals: Homemade Pizza Night

In a few moments I will head to the kitchen to begin making pizza dough. I will pull out my large Tupperware bowl as well as the flour, the yeast, the salt, the sugar, and the olive oil. With little … Continue reading

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A Summertime Favorite

Three main ingredients:  tomato, basil, and fresh mozzarella. When put together atop a piece of toasted sourdough bread and drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with some pepper, the results are spectacular. My mouth sings every time I take a … Continue reading

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Two Easy Summer Desserts

Since I am on a cooking/baking kick as of late, I wanted to share two dessert recipes that I made in the last week. Both are easy and delicious. Key Lime Pie is a favorite summer dessert for our family. … Continue reading

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Embracing New Rhythms

The start of this week marks Week 2 of summer break for me. To celebrate the end of school and other duties, our family went to Jones Beach to hear Gloriana, Sheryl Crow, and Rascal Flatts in concert on May … Continue reading

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