Food + Family + Friends = Love, Happiness, & Memories

In the past couple of months I’ve celebrated Easter, Mother’s Day, and a birthday with some of my dearest friends — family, really — and I cooked for each occasion. Easter dinner was quite the affair, with a stunning pork…

Do You DIY?

The cover story of this month’s issue of Indianapolis Monthly is headlined as “Master the Homespun Life: The Ultimate Guide to the DIY Craze.” If you haven’t already read the article, it’s a fun rundown of local experts and resources…

Colcannon: An Irish Classic, Lovely, Gold and Green

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us and I yearn for colcannon. For those who aren’t familiar with this traditional Irish dish, it combines creamy, rich mashed potatoes with cooked cabbage or kale, and is often served with ham or bacon,…