An Ode to Butterscotch

Oh Butterscotch, where have you been all my life? All these years, I turned my nose up at your homespun appearance and simple charm,  preferring to court your blasé city-girl cousin, Caramel! Caramel, that brittle, bittersweet beauty. Hard hearted and unforgiving! Creating huge insecurity in me due to my inexperience with sugar thermometers and such…

A Mother’s Day Gift

My son gave me the most thoughtful gift on Mother’s Day- this story! Culinary I stumbled, tripping over a loose rock on the road. ‘Damn it’, I thought to myself. ‘Stay focussed’. I glanced at my watch. Twelve minutes to go, and about ten minutes of walking lay ahead of me. This was cutting it…

A Super Sweet Blogging Award!

A warm “Thank You” to Fae of Fae’s Twist and Tango for nominating my blog for the Super Sweet Blogging Award. Fae is a lovely lady with a fascinating background. Visit her blog to enjoy her stories and recipes! I take this opportunity to pass on the award to blogs I love- some brand new,…

A First!

A warm “Thank You” to Fae of Fae’s Twist and Tango for nominating my blog for my very first award. I’ve not been blogging long, so I’m absolutely astonished and delighted that I’ve even been picked. Fae is a lovely lady with a multicultural background– having grown up with Persian parents, in Japan. She posts delicious…