“People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child
Arriverderci! Away to Sicily!
Today is the day Brent and I fly to Sicily. We’ll spend 13 hours in the air, stop in four airports, and land in three countries. We can’t wait. We’ve been doing our assigned reading this week, from books about the cooking school, to the history of Sicily, and the...read more
Cook Like a Spy – Weeknight Beef Dijonnaise
I read the perfect Cold War thriller in October. International intrigue, double agents, and recipes at the end of every chapter. It was a gripping blend of spycraft, geopolitics, and Soviet cuisine. For folks who can’t handle the adult themes and language in Red...read more
Eat Your Way Around Toronto
People joke that Toronto is a cleaner New York. Also much friendlier. It is all that and more. Toronto is a splendid town, a fabulous mix of historic and modern architecture, a melting pot of dozens of nationalities and cuisines. Brent and I took a double decker bus...read more
We’re Going to Cooking School!
Brent and I have exciting news! This January we’ll head to cooking school at Cook the Farm in Sicily. Cook the Farm is a 10-week intensive program that covers everything from wine to honey, wheat and grains to olive oil. And it’s in Sicily, on a farm and vineyard...read more
High Glycemic Index Date Series – The D.C. Donut Tasting
Brent and my first official date was a donut tasting around Washington, D.C. We had a grid and scored each place as we went. Nerds for life. You might think every donut tastes the same, but after 6 donuts, you start to notice subtle things. Like how recently a donut...read more
A Weekend in Nashville
One of our first weekend trips while Brent and I were dating was to Nashville, Tennessee. We’ve been back two more times since, and each time we find new things to love about it. Want some off-the-beaten path favorites? Look no further. Nashville is full of history...read more