pomegranate = olive green; blackberry = purple; blueberry = …blue; beet = pink; turmeric = yellow; dandelion = almost nothing Playlist included Stay Young, Go Dancing, by Death Cab for Cutie.
There’s something about Mexican food lately. I’m just loving the spices and the fats and the flavors and the family feel of the meals. This morning, since we had so many ingredients of Mexican origin in the fridge, I decided to do a take on huevos rancheros. It’s not really rancheros; it’s just a delicious… Read More Sunday Breakfast | Huevos, Persephone Style
It’s been in the 50s here in Columbus. It makes me think spring is here. So since it feels like Spring, I’m starting to cook like it. This quick rosemary ham tart with only six ingredients, is one of the simplest things you can make. It is beautiful for brunch, great for a light… Read More Using Crème Fraiche | Quick and Gorgeous Spring Tart
I have met some of the nicest folks because of writing this blog. One such person is Spenmax. I first ran across her writing when I was looking for bento box ideas for Cherub. She posts regularly about the authentic Japanese lunches that she carefully and lovingly packs for her little ones. I have found… Read More Variation on Dashi | Egg Drop Soup or Tamago Toji
Do not get the wrong idea: Persephone is not hung over. She doesn’t get hung over. Let’s just get that straight first. But I do know that this is a malady that occasionally affects those fashionable folks who enjoy a nice meal with a few (extra) glasses of wine. A sturdy, spicy breakfast lunch the… Read More Hangover Cure | Migas
I recently followed a debate/skirmish happening in the Atlanta area between a restaurant critic and some local chefs. Let’s just say the chefs carried the day. One wonderful chef who responded quite eloquently was Ron Eyester, or The Angry Chef of Rosebud in the ATL. I discovered, not only is he tremendous in an argument,… Read More Monday Night Brunch | Pork Belly Bibimbap
I grew up eating breakfast tacos. Notice I did not refer to these as breakfast “burritos.” You won’t find vegetables in these. They are not some sort of fancy omelet in a flour tortilla. They are typically leftovers and eggs wrapped in a warm flour tortilla. They usually consist of some combination of the following… Read More Breakfast Tacos, San Antonio Style