If I have any secret food passions, it’s bread.  I say secret because if you were to go to dinner with me, I would probably pass up the bread.  Unless, of course,…

Kale.Kale.Kale.  Kale has gone mainstream.  You see it on so many menus-even in chain restaurants.  When that happens, you know the food trend is ready for prime time-your…

Often simple is best.  Food does not have to be elaborate to be delicious and nutritious. Nor does it have to be a green smoothie (UCK!) either.  I’m not talking…

  “This year I am 100 years old”.  Most older women would rather have a tooth pulled than tell her age.  But I am proud.  This is usually followed by “Wow!…

There’s something about January that screams CHILI.  I have made many chili’s in my day-some I would like to take a bath in and some just so-so.  Here we like heat,…

Last month my nephew, who loves to cook, showed me a video of Gordon Ramsey making a Beef Wellington-it looks so cool and wouldn’t it be fun to try it? …and so I…

Christmas Eve dinner somehow evolved from the casual treat of having my children eat spaghetti at the once forbidden setting of the coffee table in front of the fire,…