one pot mac and cheese

one pot mac and cheese

If I had to choose one meal that my kids loved and now my grandson loves, it’s one pot MAC n CHEESE. I love it too! No fuss, no muss. The longest part of making this delicious dish is the time … Continue reading

make a pasta dish out of nothing

make a pasta dish out of nothing

In roughly six months my life will turn upside down. Gone will be my delicious self-directed schedule, answering only to me and, occasionally, Ralph. Soon, I’ll report to my partners, our employees and most especially our guests. It’s daunting to step up … Continue reading

hot caprese pasta salad – a new go-to

hot caprese pasta salad – a new go-to

Hot Caprese Pasta Salad is a keeper! My Hot Caprese Pasta Salad isn’t your typical  North American macaroni pot-luck go-to. Instead of elbow pasta, mayo and chopped celery, I borrowed ingredients from the classic Italian Caprese salad: tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, … Continue reading

May Day Feast

May Day Feast

I love May Day! A day to celebrate springtime with revelry and feasts paying homage to fertility and planting. Oh to be pagan! For your celebration today give this simple pasta dish a try – easy peasy… Fettuccine with Spicy … Continue reading

hope springs eternal…

hope springs eternal…

Ralph loves to capture my intense sense of fashion! It had to have been -25*C with the Arctic gale howling across our farm on Saturday afternoon as Ralph and I played in the dirt. Dressed in long johns, ski pants, hooded sweater, down-filled winter … Continue reading