No, not oregano leaves, or bay leaves, or even tea leaves. Just one. Leaf. As in turn over a new leaf. The SITFOB family isn’t big on resolutions, but we do have a plan for the New Year.
Years ago (either before kids, or before the kids were eating ‘real’ food), J and I added to [...]
A few days ago I reviewed Mr. Rosenblum Dreams in English, a fable of a love story about making dreams come true.
Several passages in the book refer to cooking and the memories that the rituals and scents of cooking can invoke (page 161):
Once, Sadie had tried writing down her memories, attempting to preserve them in [...]
Ideally, I have our weekday dinners planned by Sunday evening; I can do a big trip to the grocery store on Monday, and only have to run out to restock fresh produce and milk during the week. And, the kids volunteer to help with kitchen cleanup, then trot up the stairs to get ready for bed, singing “So [...]
A few days ago I posted my review of Very Valentine, the first in a trilogy by Adriana Trigiani, with Brava, Valentine coming in February 2010, followed by the third book (tentatively titled Ciao, Valentine) in 2011.
I mentioned that food played a major role in setting the mood of Very Valentine, and that several recipes [...]
I ran this recipe in the comments sections of one of my blog posts around this time last year. Today it will get top billing … I’ll even add some photos after I make it on Tuesday.
Chunky Cranberry Relish is so easy to make (really: combine, boil, simmer, cool) and a winning combination of sweet [...]
I’m joining Beth Fish’s Weekend Cooking series – where she invites people to post on anything food-related. She has a Mr. Linky over on her blog to connect your post with others who are writing about a wide spectrum of foodie topics – book and cookbook reviews, photos, kitchen gadgets, baking techniques, tips and tricks, [...]
My Friend Amy has organized a Fall Festival Recipe Exchange! She has asked for creativity – photos, songs, seasonal traditions, or themed books. Well, we just brought the Autumn/Harvest box up from the basement and haven’t yet put up the decorations; my younger two kids are sapping my energy by changing their minds about their [...]
I’ll be posting a full review of What Can I Bring? Cookbook in the next week or so. In the meantime, I’ll share one of the recipes that we tested. We were invited to a friend’s house for dinner, and offered to bring a tasty snack to share while dinner was grilling. This FTC-compliant post [...]