Lemon Glazed Honey Cake

April 11, 2022

If you follow me on social media, you may have read that my beloved mom passed away a couple of weeks ago. It was not a shock because she had been declining over the last couple of years after she took a fall in the middle of the night and broke her hip. But, it […]

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Skillet Apricot Upside Down Cake

October 7, 2021

My mom loves apricots. When we were little, she would feed us apricot nectar any time we got sick, always saying it was one of the few fond memories she had from her tumultuous childhood. She planted an apricot tree in our side yard, ensuring we had a bumper crop of her favorite fruit even […]

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You Say Mango, I Say Mahngo. Regardless, It’s Still Not Salad, Y’all

May 5, 2021

A looooooong time ago, way before I became a pro runner but after I’d gone on hiatus from practicing law, when I had new babies at home and was finding myself cooking ALL THE TIME, I hosted a cooking segment on the local news. Part of my job was to come up with a theme, […]

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Jackpot Ultra Race Report, Cookies, and Bloody Stumps

April 29, 2021

(Warning: This is a total bait-and-switch post. If you are squeamish, turn back now.) Getting back to “normal” has been harder than I thought. I guess I believed that once we were vaccinated, the world would just go back to the way it was before. But so much has happened in the last year, and […]

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Blueberry Crumble Bars

March 3, 2021

Shhh…don’t tell anyone, but I’ve never been a fruit pie lover. Well, except those cardboard-esque Hostess apple pies I used to get as a kid. And the deep fried pies from Whataburger. Okay, let me rephrase: I’ve never really liked fruit pies that would be considered “good” by anyone over the age of nine. But […]

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Instant Pot Risotto with Parmesan and Peas – A Thames Path Adventure

November 30, 2020

A couple of years ago, Tim and I ran the length of the Thames River. It was one of the most magical adventures I’d ever been on. Whenever given the choice of vacations, I always prefer an active one. I’m not much for museums or shopping, and really only enjoy sightseeing when it is done […]

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