I went looking for “Love”

I found it at Corona 179 in Restaurante Amore. This small, cozy Italian bistro stole my heart on my first visit.  Using a discount coupon from Cupocity for the Pasta Festival, I went in search of a new taste treat for lunch. It wasn’t until about a year ago that I would consider ordering spaghetti.  After all, who doesn’t have …

Besh Big Easy

NOLA celebrity chef, John Besh, must know something about cooking.  He has two television shows, four cookbooks and nine restaurants.  Besh Big Easy: 101 Home Cooked New Orleans Recipes is something I want to try. “Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans” as Harry Connick, Jr. asks, then you will want this cookbook to bring back memories …

From Tree to Table – Maple Syrup Cookbook

Who would think sap from a tree could make everything taste so good?  Ken Haedrich knows all about it and writes in his Maple Syrup Cookbook. I once lived close to an area in Ontario known for producing maple syrup yet never visited.  Radio stations and newspapers would announce that visitors were welcome. That late winter/early spring was still too …