Category Archives: birthdays and celebrations

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Food for Thought: Lunch Club

I’m going to skip the apologies regarding my abysmally spotty blog posting…no excuses except for the intrusions of life, cookbook writing, and the fam. Also, I’ve been writing this blog for so long that I guess the blog-hatching part of … Continue reading

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Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Be Extra Nice to Those Visiting Relatives and Make Them This For Breakfast

If your house is about to be filled with a happy, hungry horde of relatives—arriving to celebrate the holidays and fill you house with joy, laughter and uncomfortable nonpartisan political discussions—then you’ve probably already begun the preparations for a Thanksgiving feast. And … Continue reading

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Monday, December 15th, 2014

The Best Gift Ever

I was putting together my list of favorite holiday gifts, when I found myself in a situation that made me pause and reconsider the entire endeavor. Now, to be clear, this is not hating on gift guides. I ADORE perusing … Continue reading

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Saturday, April 19th, 2014

An Easter Non-Feast

I know these aren’t dyed in pastel colors, but this is where our decorated Easter eggs will end up come Sunday morning: A pre-church breakfast of hardboiled eggs over buttered toast with salt, what could be better? Well I guess … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Cakeboy

As you long-time readers may recall, every year on my son Conor’s birthday, I make him a birthday cake from scratch. Some of you are probably thinking, “big whoop”, right? “I can make scratch-birthday cakes while grooming the dog and … Continue reading

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