How to Become a Tea Drinker

I have to be honest; I’m a new tea drinker. That doesn’t mean I never drank tea, and appreciated it, in the past – quite the contrary. When I was little, my favorite before-bed drink was Celestial Seasonings Sleepytime. I liked the picture of the sleeping bear on the box and was convinced it made […]

Ode to Oatmeal

Autumn is well on its way here in Paris. Most of the trees have turned yellow and winter veggies like squash, pumpkin, cabbage and Brussels sprouts have taken over the markets. That means oatmeal season has come to our house and I’ve been making lots of it lately. I tend to reserve it for calm, […]

Roasted Red Pepper Tapenade (Recipe)

Since September, it’s been just plain busy around here: back to Paris, back to work, back to Sunday morning market (and all the colorful autumn veggies), back to self-imposed projects (like learning to print digital photographs – not as easy as I thought it would be – hanging new curtains and re-organizing our office space)… […]