SAVE SUMMER GIVEAWAY WEEK TWO: Minty Pickles

Posted August 18, 2016

Is your Strawberry Cordial loving its new home in your pantry yet? Are you ready to add jars of pickles to your holiday stock? I’m sharing my recipe for Minty Pickles from my book, Food Gift Love, that combines the best of…

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Six Homemade Pantry Gifts to Show How Much You Care

Posted May 30, 2016

Maybe it’s the turn of seasons in the air because multiple life changes occurred among my trusty troupe of friends in just a few weeks: the newly-minted grandmother; the very-soon-to-be mother; first-time homeowners; and the recently engaged, graduated, or hired.…

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Leek and Thyme Soda Bread (Dairy-Free)

Posted May 24, 2016

This time last year, I was in Ireland. I spent two weeks driving around the entire island — eating, drinking, sight-seeing, and drinking. There was a little drinking, too. It was wonderful. (Check out some visual memories of the place below,…

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Cocktail Herb Tub

Posted July 14, 2013

Three weeks into summer and three trips have come and gone. New York, Berlin and Amsterdam were warm and dense and laden with tourists. I kind of loved it. Everyone seemed so happy to be on holiday and while I…

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Simple Spaghetti Squash

Posted March 7, 2013

Between Chicago and Boston, I’ve been under lots of snow this week. (Wintry – and foodie – photos in my Instagram feed.) And though spaghetti squash is a cold weather vegetable, the bright yellow is perking me up already. Thank…

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Cast Iron Skillet Herbed Cornbread

Posted January 24, 2013

I love comforting dishes that warm your home and your belly. This cornbread is exactly what comes to mind. Sure, a seasoned cast iron skillet will dress up any stovetop, but fill it with cornbread and you’ve got me –…

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