Kentucky

Ginger – Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Scenes from Kentucky and Felix Mendelssohn

Ginger – Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Scenes from Kentucky and Felix Mendelssohn

Most days, I wake up not knowing what I’ll cook. Most days, I find inspiration in the market as I meander around. I always have a list of “necessaries”. Today I had to pick up dish soap, and tea, and a pair of size 11 […]

The Art of The Fruit Salad, Bone-Crushed Tired, and Self-Care

The Art of The Fruit Salad, Bone-Crushed Tired, and Self-Care

I’ve been so tired lately. I’ve been bone tired. Bone crushingly tired. Guts-smashed tired. I’ve been the tired-est of my tired. Rock bottom tired. Yes, I had the flu. But it’s more than that. It’s years and years of work, and raising a family, and […]

“Marginally Unremarkable” Bourbon Ham, Kitchen Grief, Self-Compassion and Hope Springs

“Marginally Unremarkable” Bourbon Ham, Kitchen Grief, Self-Compassion and Hope Springs

Truth be told, bourbon makes me want to wretch. Don’t tell anyone in Kentucky that I just said that. However, it’s not too shabby baked in a cake or poured over a ham. It’s hard to f up a ham. It really is. A cured […]

Pommes Anna – A Simple French Dish, Paired with Madrigals (Medieval Song) for Your Cooking Pleasure

Pommes Anna – A Simple French Dish, Paired with Madrigals (Medieval Song) for Your Cooking Pleasure

It was peaceful in my kitchen today. The air is fresh in Kentucky, and the landscape gets greener and greener as the days go by. My routine is simple – get the kids to school, swim my mile, shop, and cook. I think I’ll keep […]