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National Kale Day is October 1

National Kale Day is October 1

Celebrating this nutritious green with pesto. Coming right up on October 1 is  the second annual National Kale Day, and I am going to celebrate by harvesting and doing “something” with the kale in my garden that has continued to grow even as I’ve been traveling. That “something” will probably be kale pesto, thanks to […]

Roast leg of lamb, a Julia Child favorite.

A Julia Child Recipe, Tweaked & Updated

New York food company updates Julia Child classics. I generally only post recipes that I made and really liked– or have developed on the fly by modifying or combining others that I have found. Today would be Julia Child’s 102nd birthday, and for the occasion, Maria Zoitas, creator of the Made by Maria Homemade line of prepared […]

National Tequila Day with Don Julio

National Tequila Day with Don Julio

Nutmeg adds an extra zip to a margarita. This evening, we broke out the Don Julio Añejo 70, a fine reposado that we save for such special occasions as National Tequila Day, which happens to be today. To sip a nip or mix it? That was the question, and the answer was, as if often is, a […]