I try to eat organic. Really, I do.
I can do without chemicals, pesticides, hormones and genetically altered foods. I feel that it’s better for me, my child and for the environment. Not to sound preachy, this is just what I happen to believe. That being said, here is my dilemma.
Sometimes it’s just easier to buy what’s [...]
I have been thinking about pork chops for a while now. I really love pork chops. As I’ve mentioned here, I haven’t eaten much pork in recent years. Well, times-are-a-changin’.
I’ve been seriously craving my Dad’s breaded pork chops. I think they were my Dad’s. Maybe it was my Mom who made them, not sure, [...]
Spring has sprung in Chicago, and to me that means artichoke season has arrived!
Aren’t they beautiful?
Their bright green color, the way the leaves grow around each other like little hands protecting their delicate little hearts beneath. Each leaf with it’s tiny thorn, as if to say, “back off!” And then there is the fuzzy choke, [...]
Leftovers get a bad rap, don’t they?
“We’re having leftovers tonight?!”
I happen to think many things taste even better the next day. So instead of writing (much) about our Easter dinner, I thought I would tell you about our beloved leftovers, which are equally as exciting to me.
My family celebrates Easter, and we always have ham [...]