I stood in this kitchen this morning knowing that I wanted a traditional Sunday dinner. I was in the mood to let something cook, take a bit more time preparing something. I pulled out one of my favorite books that I hadn’t looked at in a while: Heart of the Artichoke, by the wonderful David… Read More Thinking Ahead | Avgolemono – Lemon Chicken Soup
I have a tendency to be effusive. I also wish, at times like this, that I wasn’t all those other times. Because sometimes, you end up with a garlic scape pesto and prawn pizza with an egg on top. And you haven’t ever made pizza before because you just thought, “well, I am kind of… Read More Words Fail Me | Garlic Scape Pesto and Prawn Pizza
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
So with all the crème fraiche lying around, I was bound to make some more butter, and with that comes the buttermilk and with that, well, Cherub wanted pancakes. I can’t say no to her sweet little face. Well, I can sometimes. OK, a lot of times. But today is a yes kind of day. … Read More It’s Really Just An Excuse | Buttermilk Pancakes
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
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