Garlic soup, Basque-style, from Basque Country.

With winter starting officially as of this past Saturday, I’m finding myself seriously craving some soup. I’m more than ready to make some pressure cooker pho, pasta e fagioli, and even some carrot-ginger soup in the next few weeks, but the soup I am planning to make before all of those is a Basque-style soup…

The Manhattan Food Project’s gift guide for 2019.

As I’m writing this gift guide, I’m listening to a live-stream of the impeachment hearings, which is possibly the most 2019 thing I could be doing, but here we are. This year has been one filled with trials and tribulations, but I could offset at least some of that with travels to new-to-me cities, excellent…

The TMFP 2018 holiday guide, promoting cooking as self-care.

I started pulling this together back in October, on a Friday afternoon when I was feeling optimistic and hopeful, but then I shelved it because I didn’t want to write anything too optimistic ahead of the midterm elections, were they to turn out to be not what was expected. Once that was settled, I wanted…

The Manhattan [food] Project’s gift guide for 2017.

I’ve been going back and forth on posting a gift guide this year; even posting one in early December feels like it would be too late to do so as I know I’ve made most of my purchases by now, though I still have a few more to get. But I have so much fun…

Checking in after an eventful July and August.

It’s a little surreal to think that it’s September already. I’d normally wonder where July and August went, but this year I can chalk it up to a lot of traveling, between day trips and weekend trips to PA for birthday celebrations to a long weekend in Rehoboth and even a short trip to Bethesda…