Tag Archives: Food

Gelato? Ice Cream? (inspirational splurges)

While visiting Italy awhile back, one of my travel buddies was really into Gelato, the Italian version of ice cream that bursts with flavor.  As we visited each city, town, village, (neighborhood), she had to sample the local gelato. It … Continue reading

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Misbegotten (mostly) Vegan Me

(or fall down seven times, get up eight!) Whether vegan or not, this post is about choices and willpower (or the lack thereof.) Yes, Virginia was an avid Vegan for three (very long) years. As a long-time vegetarian, my idea … Continue reading

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Food for Thought

Yesterday morning when I told my brother that home-made mashed potatoes were on our dinner menu, I added, “Shere (our big sis) makes the best mashed potatoes. My mashed potatoes are never as good as hers.” Dwight immediately quipped, “Practice … Continue reading

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MaRmALaDe CaKe (ORANGE!)

If Orange Marmalade Cake reminds you of the beloved Mitford book series by Jan Karon (& all the deliciously delightful visions of food therein : )  – guess what!?!  ‘Tis THAT cake… the one Father Tim adores (!) that Esther … Continue reading

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fortune cookie wisdom… (in Lent : )

Yesterday my brother treated for Chinese Food (it was a holiday here in the U.S. + he is sick with a sore throat & Other Miladies, hence the wonton soup was particularly appreciated & Papa gets Really Happy about Shrimp … Continue reading

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a mardi gras of CHOCOLATE ! CHOCOLATE! CHOCOLATE!

…and so it begins.  Wait! Not yet… … one more sip of decadently delish dark chocolate… So, for real, tomorrow is ASH WEDNESDAY.  Which means?  LENT BEGINS. Which means? NO MORE CHOCOLATE FOR 40 DAYS (if you, like me, give … Continue reading

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….ice cream? gelato?… it’s all good!

“My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy the ice cream on your plate.“  Thornton Wilder (1897 – 1875) While visiting Italy a few years ago, one of my travel buddies was really into … Continue reading

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