Category Archives: Food

Ten Reasons Why You Should NOT Learn to Cook

Occasionally, I run into someone who claims that they don’t know how to cook. When this happens, I have to consciously fight the urge to say “So what you really mean is that you chose to NOT learn how to cook.” … Continue reading

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A World of Pleasure in Contrariness

I just watched Bill Moyers’ interview with Wendell Berry (thanks, Adriane, for sharing the link!). After reading many of his books, poems and essays, it was a pleasure to listen to this interview and hear him speak about so many things that are close … Continue reading

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Bananas with thyme and circular conversations

Saturday was one of those perfectly blissful days. One of those days were I wish I could bottle that feeling and remember every moment for ever. We spent the whole day together and we spent most of the day cooking. The kitchen … Continue reading

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Summer Silliness

Ah…the glorious days of summer continue! It had been pretty warm for a while here, even getting up into the 100’s for several days. Of course, it is especially fun to play with the hose when it is so warm … Continue reading

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Catching Up

Sometimes I feel like I am always catching up! It is impossible to document every amazing moment we have with this small person but, rest assured, we do our best to enjoy all of it. And, for the sake of our loved … Continue reading

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Mia’s Menu

Mia “wrote” this menu for her restaurant the other day: Pancake with syrup Fried salad Chicken leg sandwich Ice cream and vanilla bar Chocolate bar Salad and tacos Asparagus We’re looking forward to trying some of these tasty dishes sometimes soon. For … Continue reading

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Learning to Love Cooking

Every once in awhile, I come across someone who says, “I don’t know how to cook”. Usually, I can’t resist saying something like, “You mean, you’ve chosen NOT to learn how to cook.” I must confess that I am wary of people who chose … Continue reading

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The Year Begins

We now return to our regular, non-holiday schedule: cooking, playing, walking, learning, etc. A few notes about these pics: Mia likes to cook. She often says something like, “So, Mama, what should we make for dinner today?” She particularly enjoys scrambling eggs, making … Continue reading

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Getting cold feet

I’ve never been a big fan of winter and I’m not too excited about this one. Apparently skipping winter for an entire year was not a good idea, as it only strengthened my distaste for the cold. It appears that Mia … Continue reading

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This is how we do Halloween and more random Fall pics

I almost forgot it was Halloween! How is it possible that I could forget it was Halloween, you ask? The main reason is that we did a disappearing act for Halloween this year. That’s right, we just left town and headed … Continue reading

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