My personal recipe for a wonderful life: Family + Friends + Food = Happiness. Thus far this summer has been a whirlwind of activity filled with the first two components of my equation: visiting family in New Jersey, friends from Copenhagen visiting me and, playing one of my favorite roles 'fun aunt' with various kids, related or not. Missing from my personal recipe for a … [Read more...]
Rome, Italy: Day One
Our Tuesday morning flight to Rome, Italy proves to be easy with no lines at LAX. Midway through our flight an oddly familiar voice demands “Trash” we looked up to see Richard Simmons collecting trash for the flight attendants in a shinny workout outfit. A bit odd, but we take it as a good omen. The only hiccup to the twenty hour journey, our car is late due to the Pope’s … [Read more...]
Kale-A-Palooza: Kale and Mushroom Flatbread
In my haste to post the video of Dorothy of FBLA and Shockingly Delicious... And my excitement about the temporary relief I felt from the kale elixir... … [Read more...]
Homemade Ricotta: It’s easier than you think.
It seems everywhere I turn there's an article or video about making homemade ricotta. So finally, I decided to give it a go. I followed the LA Times recipe. It couldn't have been easier. Add the milk and buttermilk to a pot and heat to 185 degrees. … [Read more...]