Mom to the Rescue!

When in a culinary crisis, I can’t call my mother anymore, unless I am at a seance. However, she still helps me when I am in a quandary about menu planning.


A Smokin' Hot Condiment!

 always, it’s the condiments that (could) kill me.


All Hail, Genovia!

The Princess Diaries. Location: Genovia. National fruit: The Genovian Pear.


Jeux de Boulettes

In Provence the jeux de boules - also called pétanques or jeu Provençal - is a very popular and pleasant way to pass a summer afternoon.