On Choosing Simple

How has she become one of those people who wears yoga pants all day? She used to make fun of those people. With their happiness maps and their gratitude journals and their bags made out of recycled tire treads. But now it seems possible that the truth about getting older is that there are fewer…

Creamy Cashew Marzipan

It strikes! one, two, Three, four, five, six. Enough, enough, dear watch, Thy pulse hath beat enough. Now sleep and rest; Would thou could'st make the time to do so too; I'll wind thee up no more. -Ben Jonson I don't know where the time has gone. How (really, how) is it already August 13?…

The Femme Fatale of Polenta

It is true, I have looked at you all this evening. Your beauty troubled me. Your beauty has grievously troubled me, and I have looked at you too much. But I will look at you no more. Neither at things, nor at people should one look. Only in mirrors should one look, for mirrors do…

Simply Classic

“Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.”-Frederic ChopinYou know, sometimes it's all about going back to the basics. As much as I love trying new recipes and looking for creative ways to cook the…