• food

    getting ready for turkey day

    by  • November 12, 2013 • food • 2 Comments

    Though we have still have a few days before the feast, I thought I would point to a few recipes that have served me well in the past. Many of them will make a repeat appearance this year. Follow the links to the recipes. Pimento cheese stuffed sweet potatoes Roasted red curry carrots Green...

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    wintry mix

    by  • January 26, 2013 • community, food, friends • 2 Comments

    I love winter. I love the cold and the snow and the bundling up. And I miss it. Durham does not know much of winter, other than the passing glances — wintry mixes — that leave us reeling from time to time because they are less than familiar. This weekend, however, I’m back in...

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    advent journal: food with friends

    by  • December 13, 2012 • advent journal, food, friends • 0 Comments

    Tonight, I cooked dinner for some of our neighbors as part of my participation in our Old North Durham Neighborhood Association auction not long ago. For tonight’s post, I offer the menu — with links to recipes. Roasted Asparagus and Poblano Soup Winter Salad Autumn Gallette Vietnamese Caramelized Catfish “Sliders” on a Sweet Potato...

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    stories and supper

    by  • October 17, 2012 • family, food, keeping the feast, stories • 1 Comment

    A friend of mine had this little poster on her Facebook page this morning. It showed up on the heels of a conversation at work last night about the nature of atoms and how much space there is in them. (I didn’t understand everything, but I did listen.) One of my colleagues said, “Atoms...

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