From the Market — Week 3

I haven't come close to using everything I picked up at the market this weekend, but here's a good sampling of what we've had. Strawberries. Oh, yes. Divine, luscious, sweet, knock-your-socks-off strawberries, the memory of which will drive me away from the display at the grocery store that … Continue reading

From the Market – Week Whatever

I've lost count of the missing weeks by now, but couldn't let the last vestiges of summer slip by without posting about the latest seasonal finds from our market in Ringwood. I don't know about you, but we've nearly eaten our weight in corn this summer. Grilled, smoked, raw, creamed, … Continue reading

Deeeeep breaths…

The Saints game is about to start. As such, I have no time nor the presence of mind to write a real post, so I'll leave you with a few pictures and a promise to do better next weekend. I've been creatively moribund since the holidays, but hope it'll pass soon. Got my gris-gris going first thing … Continue reading

Amy’s first risotto

So... yeah. It's been a while. How've you been? You're looking great -- have you lost weight? My apologies for abandoning this site, but things got seriously out of hand at work those last few weeks leading up to Christmas, and I couldn't find time to do any cooking at all, and what's a food blog … Continue reading

Happy Bastille Day

We spent a very busy weekend with family, celebrating niece Sela's SIXTH BIRTHDAY. Plenty of pics to come, but I couldn't let this date go by without posting a French (ok, Cajun/Creole)-inflected dish from Saturday: Shrimp boil seafood salad. See, my parents sent me a lovely care package a few … Continue reading