...isn't that how Shakespeare phrased it?! Perhaps not, but I do often explain my passion for food as an outward expression of my love for family and friends. I strongly believe that those who love to cook are more interested in the pleasure it gives others than to themselves. … [Read more...] about If Food be the Music of Love, Cook on…How About Some Chicken Soup?
You can't have roast beef without gravy. It really is so simple to make, right in the roasting pan. The secret to my gravy is using red wine to create a rich taste. You can substitute beef stock for the wine or use a combination of both. … [Read more...] about The Best Rich Beef Gravy
I grew up with horses and, while fortunate to have lived close to the now internationally famous Spruce Meadows, did not have the same passion as some of my girl friends who pursued jumping more seriously. For most of them the love of horses faded when they discovered boys. … [Read more...] about What to Serve at Your Next Fox Hunt: Punch and Dense Cake
Roast beef dinner is a traditional British Sunday meal. The day is made even more special now as we can enjoy it before settling in to watch Downton Abbey. As a side note it was served on Titanic in 3rd class. Handy Roasting Schedule More of a Daisy than Mrs. … [Read more...] about Sunday = Roast Beef + Yorkshire Pudding + Downton Abbey
Shocking photos and videos circulating in mainstream and online media of the January 13th grounding of the "unsinkable" Costa Concordia. More than 4,000 people were on board when the ship hit rocks off the shores of the island of Giglio, Italy. Given the size of this passenger … [Read more...] about Planning Your Titanic Tribute: Just Desserts