the importance of being messy

Late last night (or early this morning), I got to thinking obsessing about explosions after a routine immersion blending went awry. A geyser of gingery-spicy-garlicky wet masala intended for a molten beef vindaloo launched into the air before gravity shot it down the front of my skirt just beyond apron's reach…and all over the wall…and across my once […]

happy new year, gentle snowflakes

Soon, in your respective part of the world, the sun will set on 2012. Many of you will spend today lamenting the past year; what was good, what was spectacular and what went horribly wrong. The best life is one that contains a smattering of all of the above, even the horribly wrong. This is […]

my favorite cheese

I am a total whore for cheese. All kinds. As much as I can get. Yellow, white, moldy, creamy, hard, smoked, grassy, old, young. There is no discrimination. But there is one cheese that consistently makes my eye wander. A cheese so addictive that once my supply was cut off, intense therapy was needed. I […]