This is hardly even a post about cooking. It’s a post about what what to do when you want to help. When things happen in life and I feel like I want to hug and cry and help, I cook. And often, because I feel such a connection with meals, the thing to be cooked… Read More Sharing History | Stuffed Cabbage
I didn’t plan on having a craving for cinnamon rolls this morning. If I knew it would have been coming on, I might have got a yeast dough together last night to be ready to bake this morning. But it just happened as I was coming down the stairs thinking about scrambled eggs and bacon… Read More Craving | Fastest Cinnamon Rolls
May all your Christmas wishes come true. Linens from great grandma, dishes from an aunt and uncle, glassware from mother-in-law, antique ornaments from Grandmother, antique ball jars from a Twitter friend, food from our kitchen. (Plus cute clementine place card holders for whimsy.) I love a meaningful table. Playlist included I’ll Be Home for Christmas,… Read More Merry Christmas
We’ve been making these in my family as long as I can remember. Even when Momma’s old cookie cutter was almost broken in half, we – but perhaps more kindly she – still managed to turn out dozens upon dozens of these intricate, almond-y cookies. Fast forward to the age of the internet and a… Read More A Christmas Tradition | Santa Cookies
I am thankful for family, friends and full bellies. I am thankful for a warm house, a garden that surrounds it and a Cherub that jubilantly makes it all into her playground. I am thankful for you, too! Thanks for reading and commenting and asking where the heck are the new posts. I hope you… Read More Happy Thanksgiving!
There is a vast expanse of Europe between the Black and Baltic Seas commonly known as “Eastern Europe.” Millions of Americans can trace their ancestry from this region, but many of them don’t know exactly where. They came through both the front and back doors of the East Coast in search of something more. They… Read More Sharing History | Pierogi
My friends and I have been kind of fawning over Sean Brock, chef and owner of Husk and McCrady’s in Charleston, South Carolina. Add to that that he was a James Beard Award winner in 2010. And Bon Appetit named Husk best new restaurant this year. Sean lives and breathes local. And he’s just so… Read More Lowcountry Crush | Shrimp and Okra Pilau