The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. I am so honored to have so many visitors from around the world! Thanks everyone! Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the […]
My daughter-in-law, Lesley, is a creative and talented cook. Her culinary creations contain unique combinations of ingredients that surprise and delight the palate. I happen to know that Lesley’s favorite snack is freshly popped corn topped with pepper, so when I suggested she join me in my kitchen to transform her peppery popcorn into sweet, […]
My 2012 favorite seasonal recipes: You can see more photos at The Daily Post!
Surprise! I made you breakfast in bed! Surprise! We’re alive! Surprise! There’s pepper in those popcorn balls! Surprise! I love Beethoven! Surprise! I love Christmas, too! Find more Surprises!
What’s more delicate than homemade holiday pastries? My Grandma’s lighter-than-air “Nothings” dusted with sugar… Or my very own creation, Yuzu Cream Pinwheels. Happy Holidays, everyone! See more delicate photos
Reflections on food and drink (with links to recipes if you are so inclined). Silver Dollar Pancakes reflections… Bloody Mary reflections… Yuzu Cream Pinwheel reflections… Peach-Infused Vodka reflections… Pina Colada French Toast reflections! And here’s where you can see more Reflections.
I am thankful for my Mother, and all the things she taught me before she left us too early. (See For Mom and Apple Pie) I am thankful for my sister, and the wonderful, traditional Thanksgiving meal she served us yesterday. I am thankful for my amazing family and friends, no matter where they are. […]
Separating pumpkin seeds from their clingy, protective pulp is somewhat tedious and exceptionally messy. Why bother? The results are well worth the effort. You get both a delicious, old-fashioned snack, and the satisfaction that comes from utilizing nature’s bounty to its fullest. These sweet and smoky pumpkin seeds are spiced up with chipotle, then softened […]
Green! My favorite color for lovely produce and food products!
For many here in my devastated home state of New Jersey, as well as our friends and neighbors throughout the area, geometry is trying to put lives back together after catastrophic losses suffered during Hurricane Sandy. For those of us more fortunate, there is the geometry of gratitude, for being able to warm and feed those who […]