Lauren’s Lemon Ricotta Crepes

On the brink of another move this July (To Amman, Jordan in case you missed it!), my body and mind have begun to ramp up, once again, to weather what is said to be one of life’s most stressful occasions. Moving is a way of life for us. We’ve moved five times in the past seven years, and people always ask if moving gets easier. The answer is, “No, but you get better at it” or you quit. And I’m not a quitter. Although I did quit smoking once, but... Read The Rest →

Tuscan Fig Pizza

My recipe for these perfect-crispy pizzas, came from Tuscany, but by way of a cookbook, not from my visit itself. Although I ate my fare share while we were there, I only dreamt about being able to recreate them at home. Until, that is, I discovered  this recipe, and now they are a staple on our family’s dinner menu and are not only easy to make, but foolproof. Some of my favorite toppings are those found fresh at our local farmers market. Feel free to add anything that is in season... Read The Rest →

For the Soul

Fridays get me thinking about the weekend and food and soul recovery from a long week of work.  I always begin dreaming of the weekend dishes I’ll make with the treasures I find at our farmers market stop on Saturday morning…and the downtime. This was a twist on a classic recipe I tried a few weeks back: Chicken noodle soup with vegetables, orecchiette pasta and wilted kale.  

 
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