Gratitude grows like a popover

Gratitude grows like a popover

Gratitude grows like an English popover, it spills over in a explosion of warmth and flavor and requires very few ingredients. I thought about that yesterday during our Thanksgiving dinner, which was missing some of our favorite people but still full of rich, buttery food and joy. We were thankful for moments -- a vigorous [...]

The Jack O’Lantern’s afterglow

The Jack O’Lantern’s afterglow

In Halloween's wake I am digesting tiny Twix candy bars, tidying a kitchen sticky with guts from a hastily carved pumpkin and feeling grateful for life's sweetest moments. A steady wave of Trick or Treaters made their way to our door Wednesday night and they were all -- unicorns, dinosaurs, super heroes and villains -- [...]