Dear Aunt Sarah

Ida Sarah Burroughs 10/30/1914 – 11/15/2016 This picture brings tears to my eyes, even though it was taken 4 years ago, I call this picture dried apple Sarah. Sarah lived four more years after this shot and lived to be 102. Not unwell. Never unwell. None of us can remember a …

South Bay Magazine: “Designs on Morocco”

“As award-winning tour operator Peggy Markel suggests, it is a “feast for the senses.” With two decades of deep experience in global culinary traditions, she personally hand-tailors each of her programs to lead her guests into cultural immersion through the sensorial pleasure of food in Morocco. Her Moroccan adventure was …

Rainy day in Florence

Rainy day in Florence. When I open the window at mezzogiorno and get a waft of someone’s sugo, I don’t know whether to be jealous or guilty that I’m not making one. Surely I’m both, and on a day like today I get cooking immediatemente. Ragu ~ is a Tuscan …