When I was home for the holidays I found my version of gold tucked away in the cupboard above the microwave – our family recipe box full of stained cards with annotations. Heirloom recipes are treasures in our house. Imitation is the best form of flattery (right?), so I figured it was about time I dug into these recipes from my grandmother’s kitchens…. Classics, some simple, others complex, but most importantly, passed down. I’m starting with Mia Mia’s (mom’s mom) Ham Soufflé.
My favorite part of the day is when the sun has just come up and the day is full of promises. My typically morning starts with a run followed by my favorite meal of the day… Oh how I live for breakfast. If cheesy hot chocolate, fresh yucca rolls, and cinnamon pastries are your thing, […]
There are very few things more intimate than being invited into someone’s home to share a meal. An afternoon stroll through Quito’s Old Town and a quick stop in a local hole-in-the-wall allowed me to eat next to the locals, but not with them… I’m so grateful that a number of companies are popping up […]
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Who knew? That’s why I spent my entire rainy Sunday morning (aside from a trip down to Starbucks while the dough was rising) perfecting this English muffin recipe. Lucky for you, I made all the baking mistakes in my four trial runs so it should be […]