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Family Traditions

Last week my family celebrated Easter.  On Good Friday, as I rolled up my sleeves early in the morning to begin mixing my  mothers recipe for Portuguese Sweet Bread I could feel the family lineage pulsing through my hands and arms as I was kneading the warm dough, hearing my mothers laughter and voice and feeling all the past relatives who prepared this same recipe or a similar family recipe. 329 more words


Steak with Chestnut-Orange Salad

Striploin steak seasoned with Herbs de Provence, black pepper, sea salt, balsamic vinegar & olive oil. Served with a side of mixed greens with roasted chestnuts, blood orange, balsamic vinegar, olive oil & sea salt. 10 more words

Sea Salt

Popcorn with Herbs de Provence and Asiago Cheese

Prep time: 10 min

Cook time: 5 min

Yield: About 8 cups

Level: Easy


Thirsty Thursday: Château La Roque, Pic Saint Loup, Languedoc, France 2010

Thursday: it is neither Wednesday nor Friday.

For the employed, work still binds your thoughts.  A distant weekend glows but faintly.  Internet cat porn provides a fleeting, albeit empty distraction. 364 more words

Shrimp Étouffée

It’s been awhile since I posted, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been cooking. I just haven’t cooked anything that was quite “blog worthy” in the past couple of weeks. 331 more words