At the end of December, Mark had a very special birthday. I won’t tell you how old he is, but let’s just say it’s a speed limit. A very significant one, at that, though not the fastest speed allowed. Not yet, anyway.


The Cookie Connection

Need Girl Scout cookies? I can hook you up. I have connections.


Happy New Year!

It is finally winter in Tucson and, while it is chilly, it doesn’t mean we need to suffer when it comes to finding fresh produce.


Bits, Scraps, and Orts

I tend to keep lots of little bits and pieces of leftover food. I just can't throw them away; in my mind, wasting food is not a good thing.


Il Bonet è Buono

Our neighborhood restaurant, Tavolino, serves several Italian desserts but there is only one we order, and that is the Bonet. This dessert is a great choice for your holiday table.


Channeling the Ancestors

Pumpkin pie isn’t just for Thanksgiving, you know. It’s good for any holiday. Even Valentine’s Day.


In the Mood

The other day I bought blueberries in order to have some healthy fresh fruit for dessert. You know, with the holidays coming...