Five Red Wines to Taste Your Way through Italy I think we all know about Chianti—a great red wine to sidle up alongside your lasagna at Christmas dinner. With no disrespect meant to this worthy variety, Italian wine is far too often reduced to tumblers of this giant. By all means, please continue to enjoyContinue reading “Drinking the Old World: Italy | Reds”
Let me be clear. I am not a smoothie person. Smoothies generally fail to satisfy me—not just in terms of leaving me hungry an hour later, but as a person who thoroughly relishes the act of eating, simply drinking a glass full of “food” leaves me wanting more. This smoothie, however is atypical. It’s packedContinue reading “My Favorite Smoothie”
In my mind, there are two kinds of scones. Proper English scones, which are slathered in (proper) clotted cream and jam, and then everything else. This scone falls into the latter category, and is what I like to call an “all-inclusive” scone. Meaning, it carries all its “extra” inside it. No toppings or accoutrements required.Continue reading “Blueberry + Pecan Scones”
Comparison far too frequently steals our joy. It’s difficult to avoid, as we compare in all areas of life: with our careers, our belongings, our opportunities (or lack thereof), perhaps even our relationships. Even just one of these areas, or another, can be a bear to reckon with on a daily basis. And when weContinue reading “Embracing the Familiar”
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