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July 2013

Warm muffin. Cold milk. Yum!

Nana’s Blueberry Muffins

One of my favorite family memories is my paternal grandmother’s blueberry muffins. Nana, Lithuanian by heritage, was a diminutive tornado. Standing barely …

A rite of Summer: Tomato, mozzarella and basil salad

Rite of Summer

One of the best things of summer are home grown tomatoes. Eating that first home grown tomato salad with mozzarella and fresh …

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Pity the Poor Hippos

An Open Letter to Nabisco, Maker of Barnum’s Animals Crackers Animal crackers have always been a favorite cookie of mine  and no …

Great dining in D.C. of yesteryear

D.C.: A Great Food City or Not?

A recent article by Mark H. Furstenberg in the Washington Post Magazine has set the D.C. food community into a frenzy. Mr. …

Sweet Pea Flan with Wild Mushrooms

Peas Be With You

I have always loved fresh peas. I love their color. I love their taste. And yes, I even like to shell them. …

Kick Ass Strawberry Jam

Kick Ass Strawberry Jam

For the last 10 or so Memorial Day weekends, my sweet love, Christopher John, and I have made strawberry jam together. I’m …