Remembering My Mom’s Ravioli
Today, I will share my memory of my mom’s process for making ravioli.
Ravioli Dreams of Nonna
Mostly, I remember that Nonna couldn’t speak–Italian or English. Her vocal chords were irreversibly damaged as a young child. Yet the spoken word wasn’t necessary for her to be understood and endeared.
Pass the Plate
It’s been a long weekend. I’m tuckered out. And I’m not too late to make my brief post for Day #27 of the #NaBloPoMo challenge to create each day throughout November.
Savory Bites to Measure
Supper planned tonight Savory bites to measure Family, pie, and wine I created the image using ArtRage and wrote this haiku. This is my post for Day #24 in #NaBloPoMo November 2016. Let’s go, #NaBloPoMo.
Late Night Takes Its Toll
I spent the evening doodling and writing. Mostly doodling and not working out. #decompression #metime
Sunday dinners can provide for lasting memories–especially when enjoyed with family. For tonight’s dinner, we prepared an Italian style meal of braised beef short ribs, creamy polenta, and fresh crab salads. Each dish was a labor of love. As we chopped, cracked, poured, simmered, and braised the food, we shared fantastic tales of childhood drama…
Update 11/27/2014: Let’s not consume just because we can. How about only when it is necessary? We don’t need that extra bite of pie. We don’t need that new gadget. Just a thought. It’s just a matter of taste. — May 19, 2011. I doodled this image on my iPad using OmniSketch. Sent from my…
Healing My Soul with Chocolate
Friday, November 7, 2014. I doodled this image on my iPad using #ArtRage. I found inspiration from this prompt from Writing.com: “You the healer, send positive feelings to chocolate bars to use them as medicine.” Of course, I do this every time I see chocolate. Unfortunately, I see chocolate too often.
It’s been a while since my last post. My creative spirit has rested enough. This time I turn to the culinary palate as I share tonight’s colorful meal—Drunken Cauliflower with Thai sweet basil and Cabernet served with balsamic tomatoes. Why now? Why this dish? It’s simply the return of spring, the contents of the kitchen,…
Learning to Savor Time: A brief lesson of work-life balance
Standing still and enjoying the moment are two actions Stella has struggled with since she was a child. To pass the time, Stella kept herself busy. She figured she could accomplish anything as long as she kept her eye on the clock. Turning from task to task was just part and parcel to Stella’s life.…
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