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For the last few weeks, I’ve been obsessed with Japan. I wouldn’t be surprised if you’ve been obsessed, too. What happened there is just so mind-boggling; I can’t even begin to imagine how I would respond to such a tragedy in my own life. All I know is that for the last few weeks, I’ve […]
Ever since our dear, dear child was born, Stephen and I don’t entertain as much as we might like. There’s the boy’s birthday party, of course, and the cooking I do for my in-laws’ various celebrations, and one very casual Thanksgiving, but other than that it’s usually a last-minute, hey-why-don’t-you-stay-for-dinner kind of thing. No planning, […]
I’m not sure I can type this without crying, just from the thought of this happening to someone, anyone. Elisa and Nathan are the parents of an adorable 18-month-old named Sadie. Like me, they live in Brooklyn, though I don’t know them. I do know a friend of Elisa’s, but even with 100 more degrees […]
Is there anything more satisfying than a noodle dish? Think about it: pasta with rich meat sauce or hearty mushrooms, egg noodles topped with smothered chicken or tender brisket, spaetzle all by itself. The only problem is, most of those require a considerable amount of time, for sauces to simmer and for dried noodles to […]
Does that bowl match the packaging? Serious fail here, TJ’s. You know I love you, so much that if you were a publicly held company I’d buy stock, but this is a major disappointment. A little back-story: Harry’s been driving us bananas lately, insisting he no longer likes foods that were among his favorites just […]