Braised Sausages and Balsamic Cabbage with Sage Butter Potatoes

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Amidst the daily flurry of duties and obligations – there is a breath. A single breath, one which I remember to take and suddenly my own consciousness comes back to me. Some days I move completely on auto-pilot. I go through my motions and forget that though meaning doesn’t have to fill my every action, it does happen to fill most. Continue reading

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Browned Butter Cinnamon Apple Pancakes

 

IMG_1722Southern summers are…complicated.

For a large part, summers in the South are picturesque, sunny, and warm. If you’ve ever seen a Nicholas Sparks movie, you’ll know what I’m talking about.

However, there is a dark side. An ominous side. The humidity. Continue reading

Hospitable Habits and Sweetened Ricotta Cream with Bruleed Honey Apricots and Brown Butter, Amaretti, and Pecan Crumb

Photo Credit: Nick W.
Photo Credit: Nick W.

In my life, my food obsession is synonymous with entertaining. As someone who works three jobs, tends to our lovely animals, and attempts to have a social life Рentertaining with food can be overwhelming, exhausting, and downright hectic at times. However, regardless of how much money I spend, all the energy I exert, and the countless hours I use up concocting new meals to try on loved ones Рthe practice is therapeutic somehow.

I was recently listening to an episode of the Splendid Table about restaurant service and hospitality and it struck a chord with me. Continue reading