Crowded Table

Crowded Table

I have been listening to The Highwomen's Grammy winning song "Crowded Table" on repeat all week. It could be my theme song anytime, but particularly now that my whole family is home. MY WHOLE FAMILY IS HOME! I love a crowded table full of good food, clanging plates and silverware, animated conversation and all the [...]

Here we go ’round the mulberry bush

Here we go ’round the mulberry bush

If you’re reading this from my post, then our daughter Molly has successfully foraged and then baked a delicious mulberry pie for her dad on Father’s Day. If you are reading this from another source, then please know we went out in a happy blaze of buttery crust and sugared berries. Either way, our house [...]

Thank you for everything, my souper little dumpling

Thank you for everything, my souper little dumpling

On a kitchen table that had seen so many culinary triumphs (mostly at the hands of my offspring), my daughter Molly notched another big one as the last hours ticked away from a tumultous year. Ignoring, or maybe inspired by, all the tumult around her, Molly sat down and serenely rolled, cut, stuffed and folded [...]