If you ask me, and you kind of are, because you’re reading this post, there are two egregious things that a cook can do when it comes to making marinara, or spaghetti sauce. And they are on opposite ends of a tomato spectrum.The first thing is Continue reading
My husband, Doug, and I are coming to the tail end of our week in Wisconsin; it was a business trip for him, but we like to take these opportunities, in places that normally aren’t high on our list of vacation destinations, to explore what a new location has to offer, so I always tag along. (Plus I’m a sucker for a nice Marriott.)
I knew that I’d have fun regardless of what we did, but I can honestly say that my expectations for The Badger State were murky. I didn’t know much about what there was to do, what the landscape would be like, what the cities would feel like. However, several cheese plates and Native American-named towns that I can’t pronounce later, I have fallen for Wisconsin! Continue reading
Welcome to my first DIY tutorial post! If any steps are unclear, or you’d like more information, please ask!
While browsing one of my favorite petite style blogs (ExtraPetite
), I came across this clutch, and fell in love: Continue reading
Cheese–Milk’s leap towards immortality ~ Clifton Fadiman
While the word “connoisseur” is a heavy one to throw around, I know I can safely say that I’m a cheese lover, and a cheese adventurer. There is no cheese I will not try, and while I rarely crave chocolate and starbursts (do people crave that?), I have had many a hankering for a crystalline chunk of cheddar, or a gooey baked brie with crunchy, salty pistachios atop. It’s just one of my go-to snacks; it’s the BFF of wine and crackers—some things I also love—and there’s so much variety at a good cheese counter, that you will never run out of things to try! Continue reading