Saying Goodbye

Do you know how there are some people who seem always to have been part of your life? You recall approximately when you met them, but somehow cannot remember when they were not part of your life.



No matter where you live, there are four seasons: spring, summer, autumn, and winter.


Turning Sweet into Savory

I love making these small chocolate tartlets, and have found many dessert uses for the cream cheese dough.


Get the App(s)

When the year 1999 passed into the new millennium, we were living in Maine, and decided we would spend that New Year's Eve cooking globally.


Mom to the Rescue!

When in a culinary crisis, I can’t call my mother anymore, unless I am at a seance. However, she still helps me when I am in a quandary about menu planning.


A Smokin' Hot Condiment!

 always, it’s the condiments that (could) kill me.


All Hail, Genovia!

The Princess Diaries. Location: Genovia. National fruit: The Genovian Pear.