Who wants some??? Let's Go Ravens!!!

In just a few short weeks, football fans everywhere will celebrate the 2011 Football season by watching one of the biggest sporting events in professional sports – the Super Bowl. For the football faithful, this can be a bittersweet time, especially if your team is in the hunt for a ring (like mine! GO RAVENS!) It’s great to see your team play into January, but you know that once they drop the confetti and hand out the Lombardi trophy, it’s the end of football until August (fingers crossed that there is no lockout!). (more…)

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I’m sure you’ve noticed that this post has taken a while. Folks, I’m sad to say that I’ve lost my mojo. (more…)

One of my favorite summer dishes is sautéed yellow squash. My grandfather grows them in his garden and there is nothing like fresh picked vegetables straight from the earth. (more…)

When I started doing research for this article, I only planned to highlight peaches – I have a fantastic peach cobbler recipe from Tyler Florence that I am anxious to try. I ran across an article on peaches and nectarines in the Food section of the LA Times and– the article called them “kissing cousins”. Since there are only small differences between the two fruits (and I haven’t posted a blog in a while), I decided to highlight them both. And anyway, who doesn’t love a sweet nectarine? (more…)

This weekend was dedicated to renewing my relationship with one of my favorite summer pastimes – grilling. I missed the traditional start of grilling season, Memorial Day, so I decided to make up for lost time. Lamb burger, anyone? (more…)

For me, cooking is an intimate expression of how I feel about the important people in my life. Naturally, the person in my life that is often on the receiving end of the magic that happens in my kitchen is Ryan Richmond, my boyfriend of three years.  (more…)

This week’s recipe is new for me.  I’ve seen it made before but never tasted it. So, I tried it on Sunday and it was delicious! It is a great meal for a chilly day when you want something warm.  Think deconstructed chicken chili… (more…)