Month: November 2012

  • Greens & Avocado Soup With Grilled Shrimp

    I hope and trust everyone to have enjoyed their Thanksgiving holidays and little time off here in the States. We sure have. Bill and the pups came to Birmingham for Thanksgiving and the older pup, Tippy is staying with me while Bill and Bailey (The Inseparables) have gone back to Charleston. While we were busy […]

  • Parsnip Cake & A Cookbook Giveaway

    In the 156 updates about the new house, here is the latest. A new dining room and chairs were delivered last Saturday turning the new pad into a real home. At least, that’s how it feels to me. Seeing this new space where new and visiting friends would now gather and break bread with us […]

  • Shrimp and Grits & Good Time Working With Friends

    Version with a parsley garnish. The workshops are over and I find myself immersed into work mode as I unpack my stuff here in Birmingham. I drove home today with ample time to reminisce and reflect along the stretches of forestry and marsh land before me. It was really the first time that I had […]

  • A Moment In Time

    Currently. This is where I have been for the past week and where I am for the rest of this week. The beach. Not bad a location to teach a couple of food photography workshops…   We have been guiding and instructing in a gorgeous set up with two completely different and wonderful groups of […]

  • Thin Apple Vanilla Tarte & A New Blog Design

    Early morning and not a creature in the house is stirring. The wind is making itself known, a really pretty dappled light is dancing against the wall. I am sitting at the kitchen table, looking at the ripples on the water in our creek below. “I had almost forgotten how calming this view was at […]