Film
14 May 2013

Film

Food
14 May 2013

Food

Food & Wine Classic in Aspen
16 Jul 2014

Food & Wine Classic in Aspen

Now several weeks removed from the Food & Wine Classic, I still find myself daydreaming on what seemed like a weekend long frenzied reverie filled with gastronomical delights...
32nd Annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen
Bario Neal Silver Knotted Rush Ring Giveaway
9 Jul 2014

Bario Neal Silver Knotted Rush Ring Giveaway

I am so thrilled to announce that Bario Neal, a Philadelphia-based jewelry design company, is giving away one of their beautiful Knotted Rush ring in silver to one...
a Bario-Neal Jewelry giveaway
Summer Solstice Garden Party
1 Jul 2014

Summer Solstice Garden Party

I celebrated the summer solstice, the official mark of the summer season in Aspen, Colorado- a little over a week ago.
a picture perfect garden party
Brown Sugar Peaches with Ice Cream
1 Jul 2014

Brown Sugar Peaches with Ice Cream

So easy, but ridiculously delicious. No, seriously. Seriously.
Brown Sugar and Peaches never tasted better
Braised Chicken with Saffron Jus, Summer Vegetables and Cous Cous
1 Jul 2014

Braised Chicken with Saffron Jus, Summer Vegetables and Cous Cous

I love braising chicken in its own liquid. There's no need to add too many spices- but the result is always flavorful and juicy.
an delicious crowd-pleaser
Spring Brunch Garden Party
4 Jun 2014

Spring Brunch Garden Party

Spring and early Summer is the best time for outdoor parties. We try to eat and entertain in our backyard alcove as often as we can.
a delicious spring-time brunch
Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Gazpacho
1 Jul 2014

Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Gazpacho

This gazpacho packs quite a punch! I find that most gazpacho soups tend to be too light to hold on its own court. While this gazpacho stays...
Gazpacho that kicks!
Crab Eggs Benedict
4 Jun 2014

Crab Eggs Benedict

I love Eggs Benedict. It is a rich, sumptuous savory dish between the creamy egg yolks and the satin delicacy of the sauce.
a brunch favorite
Roasted Asparagus with Shallot Butter and Shaved Black Truffles
4 Jun 2014

Roasted Asparagus with Shallot Butter and Shaved Black Truffles

Black truffles are such a luxury. Our local Farmers Market would carry them when they are in season- but a thumb sized piece can be worth about...
a luxurious little side dish
Affogato
4 Jun 2014

Affogato

This dessert is deceivingly simple but absolutely surprising. It really doesn't get any quicker than this to pull off an impressive, delicious dessert
a truly quick and simple dessert stunner
Top 10 Essential Kitchen Investments
2 Jun 2014

Top 10 Essential Kitchen Investments

So, the time has come when you finally feel ready to upgrade your kitchenware- but where do you start? Sure, you already have the basics- measuring cups,...
Improve your cooking and kitchen efficiency with these essentials
&Learn
29 May 2014

&Learn

I love throwing dinner parties. I take great pleasure seeing my guests gathered around, enjoying each others’ company and eating a great meal together.
Learn to create beautifully styled events with delicious food
Family
14 May 2013

Family

Dinner with Luca
27 May 2014

Dinner with Luca

My family and I are avid watchers of Fox's Masterchef. There is something so supremely satisfying watching food being made- and between the theatrics, the food and...
winner of Masterchef Season IV
Mothers
12 May 2014

Mothers

I had such a wonderful Mother's Day yesterday. My amazing husband let me sleep in while he took care of the girls. Then Ruthie and Noah...
a Mother's Day reflection on the women that changed my life
Death of a Pet Chicken
29 Apr 2014

Death of a Pet Chicken

Late last night, we heard a horrible noise. But living off of a busy street, we learned to ignore most noises that manage to filter through our...
Rest in Peace Sunshine

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Oh, #juliachild- you cut right to the core! My #foodforthought for today!

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Post birthday party- exploring the good bags and  escaping Chinese finger traps.