Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Aunties Recipe

The Aunties are there when you need them. And every family needs them. The nickname came about during one of the worst weekends of our lives. Whenever a major event occurred in my sister-in-laws family, her mother and her mother’s sisters swooped in and handled it. ┬áDiligently, happily and tirelessly, they would take care of […]

Libra Lentil Salad

I realized last October that I have a bevy of Libra friends. From late September until late October, it is a birthday bonanza and I only celebrate about half of them. I mean really…as hard as I try, I can only fit so many parties into one month. This year, I decided to honor a […]

Mango Jalape├▒o Margarita for Chelsea

I’ve been getting into cocktails lately. Way long ago, when I was in my thirties, I found my comfort zone was a glass of wine because it was predictable. ┬áCocktails always tasted too sweet or too weak and opening a bottle of wine was so much easier than getting ingredients for a cocktail. But in […]