Pudding for Breakfast

Pudding for Breakfast
One of  the wonderful girls in our family (I’ll never ever tell which one so don’t try and guess!) has a history of eating pudding for breakfast.  At a very young toddler age was found early in the morning stark naked on the couch with a GIANT bowl of pudding, a huge wooden spoon, watching ...

Quick Lessons from Julia Child

Quick Lessons from Julia Child
Today October 24th is National Food Day.  This day every year tons of events go on across the United States to celebrate food and cooking.  In my city free apples are being handed out all over town.  This celebration got me thinking about America’s cooking champions, specifically, the mother of all cooking show hosts…. Julia ...

Totinos Schmotinos 1

Totinos Schmotinos
  Italians have rocket sandwiches, rocket pizza, rocket salads on menus all summer long.  My first encounter with “rocket” listed on an italian menu just confused me, what? It turned out to be arugula, a spicy peppery green that balanced out creamy cheese and crusty bread on a pretty amazing italian sandwich.  Silly me I ...