Cherry-Oat Pancakes for Father’s Day

Really, what tells Dad “I love you” more than cooking a special meal just for him? When I was growing up, the only meal we could all count on as a family (since my dad worked crazy-long hours during the week, and we had all scraped the last bits of food off our plates long […]

Family and Festive Feasting

[Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Warm Caramel Sauce] As I mentioned in a previous post, the CFO came to visit over the holidays, and we had a truly lovely time together, chillaxing (I can’t understand why that word has evaporated from the lexicon.  I mean, it just seems to capture so perfectly the concept its meant to convey), laughing, […]

Shock and Ossify: Raw Fig and Cherry Bars

 [Yep, another raw bar. . . and so soon!  But there’s a good reason. . . ] Well, it’s finally happened:  after years of needless anxiety before every annual medical check-up (only to be told each time that nothing’s wrong). . . this time, something was wrong.  And I must admit, I’m shocked. When I saw […]