Feasts with Friends and the Best Brownies Ever!

I have always loved entertaining guests for brunch, dinner, and overnight stays. Recently, we have had two sets of dear friends come visit. We had Bryan, Christina and Harper come down and visit us for a long weekend, and decided what better way to welcome them to the south than […]

Mexican Style Pulled Chicken

I created this recipe after watching Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives on the Food Network last week, which featured a place calledTaco Taco in San Antonio. The owner is this adorable Greek lady who decided to start a taco restaurant, and they showed her making her pulled chicken, which looked incredible. […]

Two Awesome, Healthy, and Easy Dinners

I’m sure many of you like me get home from work and are starving and exhausted and don’t want to labor over a stove like you did over your computer all day. In my current “retired” state, I am still finding that by the end of the day, I have […]

Friday Night Wine Nights

After I took the bar and started working full time, I discovered how nice it was to grill something in our backyard on the UWS (yes, we had a backyard and a grill in Manhattan! Amazing, right!?!) and have a bottle (or most likely, three bottles) of wine on Friday […]

Modernist Cuisine

Last year for my birthday, Jason gave me the Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking after we saw it on The Colbert Report. It is a six volume set of books that starts with the history of food and moves through techniques and skills that have landed us […]