Discussions & Ideas

winter-car-picnic

Winter Car Picnic

A January-in-Chicago kind of picnic. Winter sometimes requires a little ingenuity to keep one from feeling cooped up. Though it is my daughter that inspires ...
2012-Cake

Happy New Year

Hoping that 2012 brings each of you good health, happiness, peace and love. We just enjoyed our traditional Greek New Year's cake, Vasilopita. I added a littl...
Saveur

Saveur Feature

I am humbled and honored to be featured this week as Saveur's "Site We Love."  Cooking and baking, writing about food and family, connecting with people and ...
First-Slice

Wednesday Wish List

Today, I am wishing that even more people could use their talents and ideas to create positive change. Here is a little inspiration. 1. I have been impressed...
fruit-flies

Fruit Fly Problem Be Gone!

Have a fruit fly problem? Here is your solution. Thank you to those who continue to visit despite my infrequent recipes and ideas. I have been cooking, eating ...
Spring-green-spinach

Spring Green

Green. Verde.  Groen. πράσινο. Glas. גרין. Midori. Vert. Zielony. สีเขียว. Verda. Mother Earth is working her magic and awakening fr...
April-foods

April Fool’s Food

Salt in the sugar bowl?  That is for April Fool's novices! Wish I had the time to serve up one of these tricky treats. Have the time to craft some sneaky Apri...