The first time I tasted Malai Curry was in a frozen meal and I liked it. It was so good, in fact, that I had to find out how to make it. India is brimming with variety in every sense of the word and sets the scene for new experiences. Food brings people together in celebration. Perhaps […]
Most women don’t aspire to be anything like an Italian grandmother, but, after making pesto by hand, I’ve chucked my anti-wrinkle regime and made aprons my favorite fashion accessory. Every summer, Shawn’s got several basil plants growing in the back garden and, so, we make a lot of pesto at home. On busy weeknights, we love it […]
Any Excuse is a Good Excuse Apple roses have been doing cartwheels in my head for months now. They’re not exactly what you might be thinking – they’re not flowers carved out of fruit. They are individual apple strudels with a puff pastry shell and slices of apple that look like rose petals. It’s not […]
Cake, Pumpkin Cake There’s a gray, puffy blanket overhead from last night’s rainstorm. This otherwise doom & gloom weather is actually a welcome relief from the relentless heatwave we’ve been having. One look out the window and I had a shawl wrapped around my shoulders, making a beeline out of my stuffy cubicle. While I […]
Dragon's Kiss Cocktail came about one Friday night when I stopped by the grocery store on my way home from work. Brain-dead and ready for the long weekend, my stomach was grumbling like a caged beast. What usually happens in situations like this one is that I push the shopping cart up and down every ...