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Fenell and Citrus Confetti Salad

Something about citrus season makes me believe in a benevolent universe. During the coldest and darkest months the steady ripening of oranges, lemons, clementines and the like into tiny packets of sunshine serves as the perfect antidote to winter. We paired this salad with a pork shoulder roast encrusted in garlic, rosemary and thyme and a side of perfectly roasted baby potatoes. Oh! And Prosecco. Always Prosecco. A lovely and low key Valentines dinner!  Read more... about Fenell and Citrus Confetti Salad

A Poets Dinner

In celebration of Imbolc and the spirit of inspiration my husband and I like to host an annual Poets dinner. We set a lavish tablescape, plan a fanciful menu and tell our friends to show up with “Words and Wine.” Last year our little gang really stepped up their game and exposed stunning wild beauty when I asked them all to recite from their favorite works after dinner. It was raw, true, sexy, free, at times hilarious and dare I say, even rebellious. People can be so amazing when we let them. Read more... about A Poets Dinner

Create Your Own Luscious Legacy

There is so much more to the Luscious Legacy Project than writing down recipes, but if one finds their inspiration this way then by all means it is more than appropriate. What I discovered is that my memories of certain dishes served as a portal to more flavorful storytelling. I want to preserve my signature dishes in writing, to be sure, but I am more motivated to record the events that inspired their creation in the first place. Read more... about Create Your Own Luscious Legacy

Earth Medicine School ~ A Journey To My Own Heart

I completed my certification just as I was turning 40. Marking that particular milestone in this particular way seems appropriate for someone like me who finally feels old enough to be who I was meant to be. I often joke that I think I must have been born an old woman, but the truth of that statement is that I have been fortunate enough not to lose too much of the wisdom I came here with. I am respectfully heeding the call to be of service to those who would seek me out. I know that there is a need for the assistance I can provide. Read more... about Earth Medicine School ~ A Journey To My Own Heart

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