Here we are at the cusp of another new year, looking back at the 12 months we’re finishing as much as we look ahead to the 12 we’re about to begin. We’ve been given another year of life, and, with it, joy and sorrow, expected and unexpected, old and new. We’ve changed. That’s one of […]
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Good morning, guys! Well, I say good morning, but, technically, it’s about 11 AM over here at my parents’ place on the day after Christmas. While I am freshly showered, I am also typing these words from bed, so morning seems appropos. This is a lazy morning, the kind with little on the day’s docket, […]
A few Wednesdays ago, sitting at our weekly dinner with Tim and his brother, Nate, I quizzed them about their favorite Christmas memories. Tim and Nate are two of three children, their older sister still in Ohio with her husband and three kids, and, as two boys only 13 months apart, they shared a room […]
Hi, guys. Today’s post is going to be a little different from our usual routine, and I am so excited about it. Our friend Winnie from Healthy Green Kitchen published a book earlier this month called One Simple Change: Surprisingly Easy Ways to Transform Your Life—Maybe you’ve heard of it? Its first printing sold out […]
Looking for a winter lettuce salad recipe? Welcome! And if you’re finding this post not in winter, substitute in some summer greens and enjoy. You can find some of our favorite summer recipes here. Since we’ve last talked over here, as you might expect, Tim and I have been spending all our spare moments in […]
Update, March 2014! We turned in the manuscript last month (hooray!) and so we’re no longer in need of recipe testers. Thank you all so much for your interest! We are writing a cookbook, and writing that sentence is both humbling and shocking because it doesn’t feel real. We are writing a cookbook. (!!) We […]
When I think of ice cream, I think of the cones my Italian grandma kept in her tall tin cabinet in her Maywood dining room and the way we’d fill them up with orange sherbet from her cold case.
5 Fun Facts about Broccolette: 1/ Broccolette is to broccolini what Shannalee is to Shanna. (It’s just another way of saying the same thing.) It also goes by several other names, according to Wikipedia, among them asparation, asparations, bimi, broccoletti, and tenderstem. Tenderstem!