When a beloved recipe is passed to younger relatives, a sentimental piece of the older person’s past is shared, and what is more loving than giving a…

August 2022

Why my kids will eventually pick the very best nursing home for me.

July 2022

Welcome to the summer from hell. We're going to find salvation in some leaves from my front yard.
Plant-based crab cakes for non-crabby people.

May 2022

That is not a euphemism. Homemade butter is easy and SO much better than store-bought, but it does involve some light BDSM, so hide the children.

April 2022

Putting fire in a bottle and then gifting it to your friends, because who doesn't love fire in a bottle?
What to do with those pineapple rinds after you've made the Pineapple Habanero hot sauce. Trust me, you'll love this.
Bonus recipe in an email to follow immediately after this one: Tepache! The refreshing, fermented pineapple drink you didn't know you needed.
Talk to me: What kitchen skill would you like to improve this year? I am a horrible baker, because I have almost zero patience or precision. In 2022, I would like to get better at slowing down, measuring my ingre…

March 2022

Instant gratification alert: The lazy cook's guide to some really amazing limecello, in one day. You heard me right. This one you can taste the day you…
After a winter that had to have been the longest decade on record, I put my hands in the soil and am restored.

February 2022

Also, how my ex-husband and I set a record in a Parisian restaurant that impressed even the French.