I cannot believe a week has passed since we landed in Italy. Our time in Milan and seeing the Expo will absolutely the highlight of our year; it truly is a spectacular event and if you have an opportunity to visit, please don’t miss it.
BRICK SPATCHCOCKED LEMON CHICKEN
It’s glorious here in the Midwest this time of year; yes, it’s hot and yes, the bugs are out in full force, but nearly every day is blue sky and white clouds. Our gardens grow abundantly (as do the weeds!), the new pond is balanced and both fish and plants […]
Beautiful Morning by Take That on Grooveshark I visited my stylist last week and during one of our conversations I asked, ‘So did you make any New Year’s Reservations this year?’ She laughed and said, ‘No, I’m a realist, why set myself up for something I know I’m not gonna […]
LEMON YOGURT MUFFINS & TASTE OF HOME GIVEAWAY
Musical pairing – Recipe for Love by Harry Connick, Jr. Is it a muffin or is it a cupcake? I don’t really know the answer other than to say that I’ve heard, ‘if the batter is baked in a liner, it’s a cupcake, if it’s baked directly in the tin […]
THE PROFESSOR’S SHANDY
Musical pairing – Summer Wind by Madeleine Peyroux I don’t remember why or when I started making this beer cocktail, but the Shandy has become my summer staple when the temperature rises in Indiana.
DOLE RECAP – MY FULL CIRCLE MOMENT
To say that my experience at Dole in Monterey last month was fun, energizing and informative would be an understatement; it was inspiring as well as life-changing . . . yes really . . .
TINA SPARKLE AND STRAWBERRY LEMONADE
Musical pairing – Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps by Doris Day Anyone familiar with Director Baz Luhrmann knows that the title reference is to one of my favorite movies, ‘Strictly Ballroom’ – have you seen it? If not, rent the movie or borrow from a friend. ‘Strictly Ballroom’ is probably one of […]
AVERY & CHELSEY'S MEYER LEMON BARS
I’m absolutely thrilled to have one of my fabulous nieces, Avery, and her friend Chelsey, as guest contributors to my blog! Both girls love to shake it up in the kitchen and have had more dinner parties than I have had which is really saying something – after all, they’re […]