Hello to all of you including those of you who might be suffering from a “Holiday Hangover”. You know that feeling, going back to work the day after New Years with the added guilt placed upon us about our over indulgences. Well our celebrations were fun while they lasted but who says you have to go on a DIET? I for one try to avoid things with the word DIE in it! I like to LIVE it! So you won’t be getting a clean eating regimen or a workout routine from me, but I do have a little surprise. Continue reading
Without a doubt, soups are a communal meal. It became very clear to me on my first night at Ballymaloe Cookery School. It was the eve of the twelve weeks course and many of us had traveled far and wide to be at this oasis in the Irish countryside. It was a cold rainy January and diving into a bowl of Cream of Mushroom Soup while huddled up in one of the cottages on campus was a welcome treat. I mentioned it in my very first blog Karen in County Cork. Just re-reading that post makes me crave that soup as well as the company I had sitting around enjoying every spoonful. Continue reading
While today is indeed Tuesday, January 3rd, in many ways it is the official beginning of 2017. Most people are back to work, back to school and have their New Year’s Resolutions in full speed mode.
One of the biggest New Year’s resolutions has to do with food. Let’s face it, the holidays are all full of temptations and indulgence is standard operating procedure. But what if there are those of us that don’t want to go on a diet? As I have said before, I for one try to avoid things with the word DIE in it. So instead of DIET I like to LIVE it! Continue reading