Category: Food

Mixing my love of cooking with the love to entertain.

Family Recipes

With cancelled travel plans and stay-at-home mandates, I found myself trying to find a project to keep me busy these past three months; there is so much house cleaning one can do. While digging for a recipe I hadn’t cooked in awhile, inspiration came… Continue Reading “Family Recipes”

Paella – Lena’s Version

Growing up in Portugal everything we did revolved around food, and wine! The love of cooking started at an early age. Spent many evenings watching the women in my family cooking those great meals for family holidays and events. I also learned to cook,… Continue Reading “Paella – Lena’s Version”

Vacationing in Portugal

Portugal is home, more specifically, Algarve. We don’t visit as often as we would like, but try to go at least every two or three years to visit family and friends. The last time we visited was in 2016. Time to start looking at… Continue Reading “Vacationing in Portugal”

In the end, what’s really important…

Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving is this coming Thursday. Like many american families, it’s a day for us to gather with family and friends, enjoy the tradition of turkey, too many side dishes and football. I forgot the pie; must have pie, or three!! On this day we… Continue Reading “In the end, what’s really important…”

“Without new experiences something inside us sleep. The sleeper must awaken.”

Tent Rocks

Our first trip of 2018 was this past weekend. We finally left our little valley for some fun in the sun. Our destination… Santa Fe, New Mexico. As with most trips taken before June in the Rockies, there is a high probability you will… Continue Reading ““Without new experiences something inside us sleep. The sleeper must awaken.””