Grapefruit Pound Cake — Trust Me

As a Cooking Light devotee, I’m always ecstatic to receive my monthly copy of the magazine and page through to look for new recipe ideas. Some wonderful Cooking Light recipes I’ve found in recent months include butternut squash and spinach lasagna, fresh tomato, sausage and pecorino pasta, and peach and Gorgonzola pizza. All wonderful, and […]

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Biscotti Baking

I’ve been wanting to give biscotti-making a try for a while now. There’s something very appealing about a homemade treat that you can make far in advance and freeze to have on hand to use as gifts. Also, I have a hunch the cookie’s Italian roots attracted me as well, since Kevin and I enjoy […]

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They DO Exist!

Until January 9, 2012, I had no idea an animal called a “narwhal” existed. A unicorn whale? Are you kidding me? How in the world did I miss learning about this should-be mythical wonder of nature? (Also, why aren’t more people talking about these creatures on a regular basis? I mean, really.) The 5-year-old version […]

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Things I Don’t Do

In this time of resolutions and good intentions and fresh starts, I thought it was only fitting to take inventory and prioritize a bit as I look forward to 2012. The first thing that came to mind was a chapter from Shawna Niequist’s book Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace and Learning the Hard Way. The […]

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