time for change

time for change

It’s a new year. Time for change. For someone who struggles with change as much as me, you wouldn’t think it would be such a constant in my life. Sometimes by design, mostly not. I’ve walked through my life, one … Continue reading

vegetarian chili for a crowd

vegetarian chili for a crowd

Christmas. We picked Kaitie up at the airport yesterday, after a day of her chasing planes flying stand by and us waiting breathlessly for her text to tell us whether she was going to be able to land. The Saint … Continue reading

sausage and broccoli soup recipe

sausage and broccoli soup recipe

Last week, I made a batch of homemade fennel sausage which I’ve done a billion times before to have on hand for sauces, pizza or breakfast. Rather than follow my own recipe, I winged it. I was positive using too much … Continue reading

creamy Moroccan tomato soup

creamy Moroccan tomato soup

Tomato soup was a staple in my mother’s kitchen when I was a little girl. Campbell’s Tomato Soup with the addition of either water or milk was the inspiration of all sorts of culinary works of art when I was … Continue reading

doughboys and do-overs

doughboys and do-overs

I love beginning. I love the letter A, monday, the number one, a new moon, the first slice off a loaf of bread but most of all I love a new year. I get to try again. My obsession with … Continue reading

dumpster dive for lobsters

dumpster dive for lobsters

Being a proud Maritimer and a passionate cook, whenever I see people throwing away empty lobster shells, I am overwhelmed by the desire to dive into the dumpster and fetch them out! Lobster shells mixed with herbs and vegetables produce an … Continue reading