delectable leg of lamb…

delectable leg of lamb…

in many households, having leg of lamb for dinner is like roast turkey, only eaten once or twice a year, usually a seasonal treat…very seldom do you see it regularly stocked in the meat department of the local grocery stores…lucky for me, in my neighborhood there is...
for the love of Italian food

for the love of Italian food

many people have asked me if I’ve traveled through Europe yet…hope to answer yes someday, but for now I am happy to live with my romanticized vision of living in a small Italian village in a quaint stone cottage surrounded by gardens…taking a daily stroll to the...
gumbo stir-fry

gumbo stir-fry

I love this time of the year when the garden is starting to yield its bounty…the excitement of those first crisp cucumbers and juicy tomatoes is suddenly worth all the work and worry you have put into their existence…we all have our favorite dishes that we look...
time for morels

time for morels

when the lilac bushes blossom the foragers hit the woods in search of morel mushrooms…the hunters keep their sacred grounds secret to protect their prized delicacy, those that share their bounty are revered…this honeycombed fungi is cherished not only because of its...