Lamb Curry Pot Pie

Lamb Curry Pot Pie

The Spring season always awakens our tastebuds for those fresh, earthy, cool-weather greens and roots that are the first to emerge from the garden. We dive into kale and leaf lettuces, spring onions, peas and maybe some early varieties of turnips. After winter, the...
Let’s Turn Over a New Leaf…Cookie!

Let’s Turn Over a New Leaf…Cookie!

My daughter’s birthday is March 7. I have come to think about her birth—so many years ago, now—as the first hopeful sign of Spring to come. The day she was born the sun was shining, but I remember it being cold outside (Could it have been snowing?). When the nurses...
Grandma’s Chocolate Custard Pie

Grandma’s Chocolate Custard Pie

Even after many years, I still miss my grandma. I am as old now as she was when I was a little girl living in her house. That is just so hard for me to fathom. My grandma left this world on June 10, 1993, the year of a great flood where I live. Several similar floods...
Zubi’s Fiesta Cornbread

Zubi’s Fiesta Cornbread

We eat cornbread and polenta often in my house. That cornmeal flavor is a particular favorite of mine—polenta for breakfast, cornbread for dinner and even cornmeal layer cake for dessert! I love the way rich corn flavor plays off other ingredients like maple...