Soup to warm bodies and hearts on cold winter days

My second blog entry is soup. Around the country currently, many states are experiencing snow and cold, so, it seems appropriate to have soup on the menu for nearly every meal. I’ve been making soup for decades but lately I’ve been branching out and experimenting with new varieties, like the one below. On cold wintry…

Drum roll please–first blog recipe!

one evening I was restless, so I browsed my three–foot stack of cooking magazines and saw a few interesting recipes, like the following one. It appeared different with roasted potatoes. Over the years I have been bored with boiled potatoes, so bland, simple, so this recipe caught my attention. Plus, I had several fresh veggies…

Cookbooks up on new bookshelf

This is my first official blog post since my friend Sabina Espinet, an excellent graphic designer, fixed my website. Over the last several years my bookshelves have been bulging, overflowing with poetry, gardening, memoir books, books on writing and now cookbooks. Many of the excessive amount of books have ended up stacked neatly on my…