We managed to make it through The Professor’s first year of teaching at a new university – but wow, this year has sped by super fast!! He’ll continue to teach this summer but with a lighter student load and shorter days which means we’ll have more time for the garden […]
Oh you guys – we don’t do many giveaways, but have we got a giveaway for you!!! Our friends at Sabra contacted us to see if we’d be interested in hosting a giveaway for a Big Green Egg – and of course we said yes!!!
[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”28607140″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – “How To Tame Lions” by Washington The Professor and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary last month; and while we don’t normally celebrate the usual ‘Hallmark greeting card’ days like Valentine’s day et al, we do plan something special for our anniversary. […]
When The Professor and I spend an entire day in the kitchen testing recipes or doing what we call ‘batch cooking’ where we make dishes ahead, we play a game called ‘Kitchen Jenga’ – or ‘how high can we pile dishes in the drainer before one of us pulls out […]
There’s a new man in my life. These past several months while The Professor lay sleeping beside me, I’ve been snuggled up with Thomas Keller – well not literally, but I have been snuggled up with his latest book, Bouchon.
[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”29749437″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – Daddy Sang Bass by Johnny Cash I’m not sure if the cold and flu season begins but I do know that it arrived here at Smith Bites 2 weeks ago – first The Professor and then four days later, moi. Somehow I’d […]
[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”30568784″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – The Name Game by Shirley Ellis We met in a somewhat unorthodox way. Cheryl was a panelist at a conference and I happen to sit in on her session about writing; funny, smart and articulate, I was an instant fan. Later in […]
If you’re not careful, you might drive right past the sign that points you towards Murphin Ridge Inn; and even if you’re in a van with five other people who are looking for the same sign, you still might miss the winding road that takes you to the top of […]
When it comes to Valentine’s Day, I’m betting some sort of chocolate dessert tops the list of those most requested; chocolate candy, brownies, red velvet anything . . . chocolate seems to reign supreme on this single holiday. We thought you might enjoy a sexy little video to go with […]
[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=25183724 style=grass”] Musical pairing – Start Me Up by The Rolling Stones You may have heard that there is a Big Game happening in our neck of the woods this coming weekend and this fine city has decked herself out in her very best Sunday clothes. The […]
Musical pairing – Where Does the Good Go? by Tegan and Sara I’m willing to bet that I’m not the only one who’s ever spent a lot of time looking forward to a break only to find it whizz by all too fast, jam-packed with get-togethers and appointments, outings and […]