now that’s a steak!

now that’s a steak!

Watching a Tuscan order the worshiped steak, bistecca alla Fiorentina is like witnessing food porn. The whole restaurant is in a lather from the kitchen to the wait staff to the delivery man dropping off the produce order. Everyone, in … Continue reading

how to grill the perfect burger

how to grill the perfect burger

RESIST THE URGE TO SQUEEZE! Something profoundly primal happens to me when I hear the sizzle and crack of our bar-be-cue. The smell of a grilling burger makes me instantly starving and sends me running to the fridge to grab … Continue reading

toad in the hole – a simple Sunday supper

toad in the hole – a simple Sunday supper

When the girls were living at home our Sunday evening meal was called dinner. It was served complete with linen tablecloth and napkins, our ‘good’ china, polished silver flatware and candles. The girls loved the pomp and circumstance of Sunday … Continue reading