missed you

missed you

I can’t believe I’ve not been here since mid-October. It wasn’t intentional. For days, then weeks and eventually months, I scolded myself for not, at least, letting you know I was still among the living. Although, some days, only by … Continue reading

Italian by Night – taking shape

Italian by Night – taking shape

After months of discussions, planning, back and forths, ups and downs and a billion sleepless nights, the new location for Italian by Night is taking shape. I thought you’d get a kick out of seeing what’s going on, so I … Continue reading

orange curd granola parfaits

orange curd granola parfaits

Every once in a great while life hands you a chance to live a dream, if you’re brave enough to take it. Three years ago, when Liz Rowe walked into my life and said, “I heard you’re the person I should talk … Continue reading

my day job

my day job

I thought you might like to see what I do all day long. I took these photographs during a staff tasting of the new dishes I’m featuring on our ‘midwinter’ menu. The tastings let the kitchen work out any glitches … Continue reading

Cooking for the Boys and Girls Club

Cooking for the Boys and Girls Club

http://www.fundyfoodfestival.com/festival.html I am literally heading out the door to catch a flight to Toronto to see Kaitie. So quick and dirty… Last year I had the complete delight of cooking with Chef Axel Begner . This year I am thrilled to be cooking … Continue reading

Springtime @italianbynight

Springtime @italianbynight

Spring, or as we say at Italian by Night, Primavera has sprung! New antipasti… New pastas with lighter sauces… And shell-fish… Plump, succulent seafood in garlicky tomato and wine reductions. I confessed to my daughter Kate on opening night that I was … Continue reading