Morcilla
Dec22

Morcilla

A couple of days ago Dave and I dipped into one of Pittsburgh’s newest restaurants Morcilla, just a stones throw from its well established sister Cure. I wanted it to be colder outside being mid December so we could rush into the golden glow that was buzzing from inside and warm up with a house cocktail, but the temperature outside had me ordering a rose, the wine list was just right not to big not to small, and my rose was very...

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There is one in every family
Dec04

There is one in every family

And in mine it’s me. As far back as I can remember I was the go to girl for holiday centerpieces, name plates, setting the table, and I would have my brother help with the decorations. I always planned ahead, nothing was by chance. Color played an important role, and everything would coordinate with what we were having for dinner. When I was growing up family dinners ruled, everything from the ingredients to the menus and even the...

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turn up the heat for roasted vegetables with turkey sausage & rosemary
Dec04

turn up the heat for roasted vegetables with turkey sausage & rosemary

Now that winter is setting in, switch up some of your favorite weeknight meals and make them even more delish by roasting them at a high heat. I always roast a chicken at 450, stuff with an onion or lemon, salt and pepper and whatever herbs. Rub with olive oil and your seasonings of choice and place in hot pan uncovered and undisturbed for 50 minutes or until the juices run clear. Some advise, buy a good chicken! Then try this,...

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