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“Cooking is like love.
It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.”

-Harriet van Horne


“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him…
the people who give you their food give you their heart.”

-Cesar Chavez

A perfect light dessert for summer months, the blueberries are the start and the sour cream set off the flavor beautifully.

My older 3 boys have a Greek heritage and I love so many of the traditions of the Greek Orthodox. I’m not particular about celebrating on Orthodox Easter, but I do make sure and incorporate the Greek Easter traditions into our regular Easter celebration. I wrote about how I enjoy traditions and feel they are very important, but, […]

When I was 15, my family spent some time in Oklahoma and our relatives there. I was so impressed with the cooking of my Great-Aunt Maggie and I asked her to share her recipes with me. She wrote down a few and then explained that she didn’t own any measuring cups, so she estimated that […]

I could eat this chili every day!! I have had quite a few people over for a meal and see their face drop when they hear we’re eating lentils for dinner… and then they try a bite, and that is all it takes! Pretty soon everyone has had seconds, and the pot is empty. One […]

“Food is symbolic of love when words are inadequate.”

-Alan D. Wolfelt