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Category Archives: Dinners


I’m pretty sure last year Mike and I wished each other happy Valentines Day as we were falling asleep on the couch or something. So this year I wanted to put a little more effort in. I got a Spicy Rosemary Spaghetti recipe from Bell’Alimento and Sara’s amazing recipe for  Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Filling […]

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Winter Green

In the depths of winter, before spring gives any signs of hope, it’s nice to have a couple reminders of what’s to come. Here are a few greens to keep winter blues away. When outside I’m surrounded by brick, stone, cement and iron, I like having a lot of green inside. Aloe and Jade are tough plants. Which is a necessity in this […]

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Green Holidays Recap

Recycled farmer’s market Halloween decor used by Melissa and Gigi for the beautiful Thanksgiving dinner center piece An all inclusive stuffing! We put a veggie, gluten free spin on a traditional dressing recipe (in the making above) so my dad and Julia didn’t miss out! I grabbed gluten free bread from Free Bread in NYC and brought it home with me on the […]

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Frankenstorm and Halloween

Our Sandy story WARNING: cooped up in a house with 3 cats for 2 days. Lots of cat pictures ahead. :-/ Monday 8:00 a.m – Walk down to the water to check out the storm coming in. The river began to rise. Monday 11:00 a.m – “I’m not going down with the rest of you!” […]

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Roasted Tomato Soup – Seasons Changing

  I’m easing into fall slowly. Or at least I wanted to. To quote a recently aired episode of a show I’m not going to admit I watch, “I had hoped denial would last longer as a coping mechanism.” I’ve started to list the few things I like about cold weather.   1.My hands and […]

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