A Recipe for Tortellini with Asparagus, Peas and Mint & Other Foodish Thoughts

It’s asparagus season and I’m trying to cram as many pounds of it into my body as I can. It’s easy for me because I love asparagus. But I’m starting to notice that ever-so-slight look of dread on my family’s face as it appears on the table… yet again. I found this recipe is a back […]

Vegetarian Menu Planning :: Attempt No. 1

Our first week of vegetarian experimentation came to a close when I unconsciously popped a piece of spicy Genoa salami in my mouth on Friday night as I prepared an antipasti plate for a friend’s baby shower. I say ‘first week’ because my husband, unbelievably, has agreed to a second week. He claims he’s able to […]

A Supper Retrospective

I really love menu planning because it enables me to satisfy all those food cravings I get on a regular basis — and believe me, I get plenty because I love food so passionately. Before being organized about menu planning, I’d lust after a particular dish for weeks and weeks before getting around to making […]