When I grocery shop and menu plan each week, I make a conscious effort to think of something “blogworthy” to cook during the week.  It can be anything from a new ingredient, a specific vegetable in season or even an old favorite. I visualize what story I want to tell with the recipe or how I might want to plate the dish so it looks good in a picture. This week I had it all set….I was going to write about little “pressed” potato cups…and then I realized….I wrote about potatoes LAST WEEK.  Can I write about potatoes two weeks in a row?  Are potatoes thatRead More →

I am so happy it is October!!! September was exhausting and more fun than a barrel of monkeys. Wait…is a barrel of monkeys fun? Some monkeys are aggressive so there might be some tension in the barrel maybe even some poo throwing. So pretty much anything sounds better than a barrel of monkeys. If you are still reading after that bizarre tangent….I also like October because of comfort foods. (Monkeys don’t care about comfort foods because they usually live in warmer regions or barrels.) One of my favorite things I ate last month was potatoes au gratin at Shaw’s Crab House. We had a fabulousRead More →