Just a bit of mid week smile in your mail! :)Read More
A crumble is one the recipes that is a good thing to have in the easy-to-grab drawer. It is super easy and pretty amenable to whatever fruit filling you have on hand and even any flour you have handy. For this one, I used strawberries that I had picked and frozen last year, around this time. The crumble topping is all almond flour. I love its nuttiness and richness paired with the lightness of the fruit. I think it makes a great pairing!
++ PLUS ++ NOTES ON FREEZING STRAWBERRIES FOR OPTIMAL OOMPH!Read More
So, it is a chance to start anew! Make it our own, which, is actually great. Because at this point, we have basically gutted this 35 year old house into something entirely and uniquely ours! My heart sings. And, every muscle in my body aches. LOL.
I decided to tackle the little space by the driveway first. In a way, this was also my proof of concept space; a little nook that would get me started on the learning journey of what was out there and what I liked. What a fascinating journey it has been and continues. For this space, I wanted a cozy, inviting look, as after all, it is first spot you pause on coming to the house. So I went the eternal rose as the center piece…Read More
This casserole, is simply layers of love - from the richly browned and crisped chicken thighs, to the caramelized mushrooms, the depth of sage and the richness of a double bean stew. Pour yourself a glass of crisp white, because it is that kind of saucy indulgence - cold wine, warm belly!Read More
Spring has arrived! Today I spotted a blue jay, which, has always been the true marker of Spring. The Cardinals brighten a winter landscape and the blue dashes with Spring’s riot of green! And with that, it is almost binary switch in my kitchen. I want more green on my plate, more vegetables and more fresh looking and tasting stuff. I am not sure how much I can garden this year, as last year’s patch has been completely razed and no longer viable. So, I am definitely focusing on being more mindful of getting produce that is in-season in the local environs (North East for me and ignoring California!). I am also angling towards quicker meals that allow me more time with family and yet bring a touch of special….Read More