Food: Dinner Tonight – Sticky Korean Chicken

It is Friday. I’ve managed to complete most everything on my to-do list this week, leaving (intentionally) a few minor items for next week – in an effort to lessen the anxiety I feel when I think I must do more and then some more. One of those things was that  I finished watching Amazon […]

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Food: Puff Pastry Treat

I saw this recipe, which reminded me of something I’d done over a decade ago. When  I found  a packet of puff pastry nearing  its expiration date in my mother’s refrigerator and asked if I could take it home. I had a jar of Nutella (naturally) and a jar of apricot jam. So I layered […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Korean Sticky Chicken

While in England over December, I craved Korean food and since I was tucked away in a small town hours from London, I made do with frozen or ready-made meals bought in a grocery store. I missed a home-cooked meal every single day I was there and have already planned out all the meals I […]

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Food: Pumpkin Pasta For Dinner Tonight

I seldom plan a weekly menu when I go grocery shopping. I simply grab my favorite veggies, and meets and leave the store with meals not yet determined. Since today I am craving pasta, I plan to make this beauty of a recipe for Pumpkin Pasta with Balsamic Sage Brown Butter Sauce – yummy. Here’s […]

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Skillet Chicken Enchiladas

We dined in a fusion Mexican restaurant yesterday, where I ordered a skillet beef, and chorizo dish. The idea of melted cheese, beans in a skillet with a side of tortillas made me feel warm and fuzzy even in the 93degree temperature outside. So, I rushed back home and searched online for a recipe I […]

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Food: Teriyaki Chicken in Just 30 Minutes

I love the idea of a 30-minute meal. I also love the idea of trying a new dish, so this recipe I consider to be a solid dish when you are pressed for time.

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Online Finds For the Always Curious

I laughed when I came up with today’s post title since I’m always accused of being too curious In my opinion, one is never too curious if they want to feel alive. Anyway, while doing research for my next novel, I came across a few perhaps trivial topics and figured I’d share it with all […]

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Food: Lavender, Blackberries, and White Chocolate In Scones

The first time I tasted lavender was near Aix Provence, France. There was a shortbread cookies infused with slivers of lavender. At first I didn’t really like it, but after a few days of eating a cookie or two a day with a great cup of coffee, I grew accustomed to the taste. The next […]

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Been Away Much Too Long

I took a week away from everything to regroup. Well, actually to watch my good friend’s dogs while she went on vacation. I decided while placed out in the country, to take a break from all things writing, and online whatever we do day in and day out to pass the time. Before she left […]

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Lifestyle: You Know What I Miss The Most?

A proper gathering of family and friends, outside of the holidays…that’s what I miss the most. Life has certainly taken a toll on most of my friends and family who seldom get-together at someone’s home for dinner, or cocktails and appetizers and a good old classic film or a board game. No two individuals I […]

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