• Housemade

    Grad party!

    We had a party with friends and family at our house yesterday to celebrate my graduation from college. It’s unbelievable how fast the past four years have flown by. As usual, it was my goal to fill everyone’s tummy with…

  • Housemade,  Spain,  Travel

    Apple Pie Overseas

    A few days after New Year’s (in Madrid), Kay had Nat and I over for her mother-in-law’s famous meatballs and gravy. Kay made an apple pie for dessert, and it was the perfect bit of American cuisine to make us…

  • Housemade,  Spain,  Travel

    Noche Vieja in Madrid

    This year, Nat & I spent New Year’s in Madrid. For dinner & grapes, we went to a party at a fellow American’s house. Her husband, the chef & baker, prepared a delicious feast for all senses. The theme: Mexican…

  • Housemade

    Tasty bites on T-Day

    It seems like every Thanksgiving now, I spend the whole day cooking, standing on my feet, slaving over the stove or chopping things, and I’m sick of it!!!! This year, I had a new plan… On Wednesday, my mom and…

  • Housemade

    tapas party

    For my madre’s birthday, we had a tapas party at our house. Here’s what was on the menu: (from furthest dishes to closest) roasted vegetables with caramelized Vermont Butter & Cheese Company‘s chevre thinly sliced chorizo wrapped in puff pastry…