For the love of food, travel & family

star dishcloth at a angle

Knitting a open star dishcloth

Who loves to knit?  This girl right here.  Really, I love anything artsy fartsy and crafty. I attempted to start knitting years ago, but became so frustrated when I couldn’t do it, so I...

Ragu from the side

Ragu Bolognese

As usual I was sitting at the kitchen table/ photography studio/ laptop desk when Emery had ran to Food Lion to grab us some toilet paper, eggs, and cat food.  Yes folks, these are...

Carbonara fork

Spaghetti alla carbonara

Rich and creamy Spaghetti alla carbonara is a decadent pasta dish. Warning! Will induce a lovely warm carbohydrate food coma in your belly after inhaling. Please have a comfortable chair or sofa ready for...

Fruitcake with apples and brandy sundae

Fruitcake with apple brandy sundae

The unloved holiday cake, fruitcake. While at the grocery store shortly after Christmas I noticed the familiar brick shaped block by the checkout, and I just had to have it.  So I did. One...