Heritage Kitchen

St Patrick’s Day, the holiday that has everyone wishing they were Irish,  is fast approaching. It is with that good-natured green envy that I will be sharing Irish morsels of family, food, and travel with you this week.  But first, a few words on Heritage in my Kitchen: I love learning about heritage in the kitchen (my own…

It’s All Good: BOOK REVIEW & CANDY BARS

  Gywneth Paltrow and Julia Turshen wrote a very yummy, good-for-you cookbook called  It’s All Good, published in 2013. It was a follow up to their first smash hit, My Father’s Daughter. The central themes of My Father’s Daughter were family, tradition, and comfort. In It’s All Good Paltrow and Turshen focus on foods that will make you feel…

Flash Forward to Summer

It’s been a while. Over 6 months… This is mostly due to the fact that this past winter on the island was so long, I was flash-frozen. Thankfully, I escaped to Sanibel Island to thaw. An average daily temperature of 100 degrees farenheit warmed my heart and bones up nicely. When I retuned to this island…