Ginger Carrot Soup. Really.

I have been horribly ignoring this blog. Mea culpa. It just started to feel like work, and love of food should never be work. So. I pledge to share some wicked easy recipes again over the next few days. I might not have photos, but I got food. This is the story of ginger carrotContinue reading “Ginger Carrot Soup. Really.”

Competitive Cooking?!?

So I went to visit my Mom last weekend. At 90 years old, she doesn’t get up and about very much these days. She watches a lot of TV. Most of her TV watching consists, for reasons that defy explanation, of violent cop shows that make me cringe. Like NCIS and CSI and those otherContinue reading “Competitive Cooking?!?”

Mangiamo!

Are you ready, fellow cooks? Now that you have all of your staples and proteins and all those great spices, it’s time to make sauce!! Pasta sauce. Tomato sauce. Red sauce. Or “gravy” as some misguided Italian Americans call it. Today we’re making a basic marinara sauce. No meatballs, no sausage or veal or pork.Continue reading “Mangiamo!”