Today was National Carryout Night. Honestly, these days that’s about all you have as an option as dining rooms across the nation remain shuttered. And with Coronavirus still running rampant here, it was easy to choose the Preston’s pop up inside Ambrose and Eve to support for this Made Up National Day That We All… Read More Getting Out but Staying In: Preston's by Ambrose and Eve
I posted this recipe for Senegalese Peanut Soup in 2012, and the inhabitants of this house have felt a strong sense of nostalgia of late. Anyone else feeling that right now? That the things we loved best and haven’t had in ages are the things we crave most right now, albeit a meal or a… Read More Revisiting an Old Friend – Senegalese Peanut Soup
It feels funny to be back here. I started this blog at an uncertain time in my life. I was new-ish to Ohio, new-ish to being a mom, new-ish to not having a traditional career. But the things I wasn’t new-ish to and that I did know, was that I loved my family, and I… Read More Oh, Hello.
I see why they do it in the south and of course, it goes without saying, in the UK. Taking time for afternoon tea is an immeasurably nice way to spend an hour or so in the afternoon. And if you’ve got a girlfriend to catch up on some gossip, all the better. The Harrison… Read More Taking Tea | Afternoon at the Harrison House
It’s sometimes the unplanned moments that work out to be the best ones in your day. Take the morning e-mail from a thoughtful Slow Food Columbus member who types a quick joke, makes you laugh and extends an invitation to attend a chocolate tasting with Shawn Askinosie in the Jeni’s Ice Cream Kitchens. That afternoon.… Read More It Makes a Difference | Askinosie Chocolate Tasting
This meal is simple enough for a weeknight, but also sexy enough for a date night. Just like a good pair of skinny black pants. Duck turns out to cost about as much as a good piece of grass-fed beef. But somehow it seems altogether fresh and new for a weeknight meal. Toss in some… Read More Fast Fashion | Five-Spice Duck
Sometimes, you just want soup. When it’s rainy (no snow?) and cold and dreary and grey, you need something that says, “Bubbala, where are your mittens?” This fantastic soup is something that anyone can make, with the most simple of ingredients. And it’s pretty much the single most biggest bang for your buck kind of… Read More Simple and Heartfelt | Matzo Ball Soup