Lost and Found, Joie de Vivre

Lost and Found, Joie de Vivre

I do hate the expression “come to Jesus moment”… perhaps it’s the association with the great Harpo.   You know how much I love her. But I suppose I’ve had a few recently.   Arresting moments, that is.  While it’s been the most...
Soup for the Win

Soup for the Win

The bright, white light of a flawless midwestern day begins to fade and the filtered, dappled light from the treeline begins to cast it’s spell over the potager.   Evening is here. I often wondered how I would adjust to living three hundred and fifty miles...
Roasted Poblano Potato Soup

Roasted Poblano Potato Soup

I settled in to make my new Poblano Potato Soup and thought… Worn floors under my feet and rustic beams over my head? Is this really happening? I still find myself having “pinch me” moments when I’m in this new…old kitchen. The reverse...
Homemade Crackers

Homemade Crackers

I’m not a crackers person. I’d rather tuck into a crusty chunk of bread. At least that’s what I would have told you before making Homemade Crackers. Now, I’ll eat my hat, crow and apparently scads of homemade crackers. We are gearing up for...