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A Farm Dinner with the Past

In H is for Hawk, Helen MacDonald writes: “I once asked my friends if they’d ever held things that gave them a …


Be TRUE to Your Cocktail

We all know how important fresh, high quality ingredients are to great cooking. Using dried herbs just isn’t the same as fresh. …


Brews and Chews

It’s Friday night. A hot summer Friday night. You’re ready for a cold brew. But, what to pair with that artisanal micro-brew? …

Illustration © David Allen Sibley


I came home both exhilarated and somber. My sweet husband, Chris, met me in the kitchen. “Whatcha been up to?” he chirped. …

Sugar Shack

Checking Out Sugar Shack Donuts

So the gauntlet was laid down at a recent get together here in my neighborhood: “Have you tried Sugar Shack donuts?” Always …