Having children means you’re going to “need” pets, oh, all sorts of feathered, scaled, furry, slimy organisms. Young ones will say anything to get you to agree, promise to feed them, entertain them, and, even pick up their poop, all of which Mommy and Daddy actually end up doing. Over the years, we have accumulated […]
The first time I heard of Far Breton was on Anthony Bourdain’s visit to Brittany years and years ago. He was invited to someone’s house for a cozy home-cooked meal the only part of which I distinctly remember is the oval-shaped baking dish holding this delightful treat coming to the table. Far Breton is a […]
I could eat Chocolate Pudding Cake all day long. Now, I finally understand why they call it “Death by Chocolate.” I could eat this stuff til I burst and collapse, but what a glorious way to go. I love chocolate. Really, who doesn’t? Well, I know a guy, but he’s a bit strange. So, you’d […]
Mom’s Cooking Everything Mom makes is delicious, even the stuff she throws together with whatever’s in the fridge and, while whole stuffed vegetables are not a culinary revelation, per se, her version will slap your taste buds and leave you grinning like a village idiot. Granted, I am shamelessly biased by my mother’s cooking, but […]
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 ...