Rosé, shore eats, and other things we’ve been up to lately.

Oh, hi there–it’s me, and yes I did go and disappear for most of July! In my defense, we’ve been really, really busy between houseguests, work travel, and taking a long weekend and heading over to Rehoboth Beach in Delaware. (We have more houseguests coming this weekend so we’re ending this month as busy as…

Reflections on last year’s season of rosé and caftans.

Last year you may recall that I declared spring and summer to be rosé and caftan season, and let me tell you it was pretty grand floating through the apartment in a breezy caftan with no pants and sipping rosé on our balcony on particularly balmy evenings. I have no way to prove this but…

Andiamo alla enoteca: limoncello!

Today is a rather momentous day:  Michael is defending his thesis this afternoon!  His parents and our good friend Botticus are descending into New Haven for the occasion, and the whole weekend is expected to be a celebration of fullerenes and food.  While champagne (courtesy of his PI and our buddy V) will naturally be…

New feature: Andiamo alla enoteca!

There’s a new feature popping up on occasion here at Take Back Your Kitchen, and it’s all about wine!  Let me offer this caveat, though–while we consider ourselves oenophiles, neither Michael nor I consider ourselves wine stewards or sommeliers, so consider this a break in the food coverage to share with you some delicious, inexpensive…