My Dream Bucket List Road Trip ( Part 2)

In Blog, Travel & Restaurants On June 28, 2017 0 Comments

Thanks to SPG points I had hanging around, we were happy to check into our room at The Sheraton at Fisherman’s Wharf, which was quite large and beautifully… Read More »

My Dream Bucket List Road Trip (Part 1)

In Blog, Travel & Restaurants On May 30, 2017 0 Comments

Since I was in my 30’s back when I lived in New Jersey, a California road trip was always somewhere on my bucket list. When life and work… Read More »


For the Love of a Garden

In Blog On May 23, 2017 0 Comments

How do I love our backyard garden…let me count the ways. I mean, I could go on forever. First and foremost it has taught me how you can  plant… Read More »

rabbit stew

White Wine Braised Rabbit

In Blog, Entrees, Italian On January 28, 2013 0 Comments

OK, OK, before you get yourself all worked up in a tizzy about eating wild rabbit, I ask that you consider a few things. 1. I’m always looking… Read More »

My #1 Bagel ‘Goto’ When I’m in NJ

In Blog, New Jersey On January 15, 2013 0 Comments

Better On a Bagel is clearly my #1 bagel ‘go to’ when I’m in Jersey! Yes, the parking at this Browertown Rd.  establishment in Woodland Park, NJ is… Read More »


Food, life and death

In Blog On January 8, 2013 2 Comments

Why is it that no matter what the situation — a lovely day in life, or a dreary gathering after a death — that food is always at… Read More »


Prime Rib with Yorkshire Pudding – The perfect Christmas Dinner

In Blog, Entrees On December 27, 2012 0 Comments

So as a foodie…yes, planning any holiday dinner is the stuff that keeps me up nights. This year I decided to go a little non-traditional — we usually… Read More »

itallian sesame cookies

Italian Sesame Cookies

In Blog, Desserts, Italian On December 20, 2012 0 Comments

If you like a cookie that’s not too sweet and can be enjoyed equally well with a cup of coffee in the morning as a glass of wine… Read More »

Anisette sinkers

In Blog On December 18, 2012 0 Comments

Bread Machine Recipe – Ricotta Bread

In Blog, Breakfast On December 12, 2012 4 Comments

During a recent visit back to my hometown, I told a good friend that I felt I lost something when I moved to Phoenix and scaled way back… Read More »