Packing and Remembering

Tomorrow, it begins. I have to start packing up parts of my kitchen. We are moving sometime next month, and that means that we need to seriously start to pack. In all honesty, I started the process months ago when I put most of our books in boxes. Not my cookbooks of course. Just the […]

Thai Basil

When I am longing for the sun, there are other flavors besides Meyer lemons that recall the sensation of warmth to my thoughts. Thai basil is one of them–sharper and more pungent than the more familiar European varieties, it never fails to shake the cobwebs from my mind and get my chi flowing. When paired […]


So, yesterday, I wrote a post about how for the past three dark and drear Ohio winters, Meyer lemons have saved me from descending into the lifestyle of a dustbunny. Then, I get up and look at the New York Times and lo and behold, I am not the only person in the world who […]

The Reason for the Season

Meyer lemons add flavor, color and warmth to Winter Sunshine Chicken. The other ingredients include baby bok choi, baby carrots and jicama cut with fancy cutters. I had a friend once who said, “February is the saddest month.” I credit her belief to the fact that she was living in Ohio at the time; February […]

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