Pear Tart Tatin

A sheet of pre-made puff pastry plus a handful of just-ripe pears turns into this.

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Cucumber Mint Gin and Tonic

This summer has been so busy that Gary didn’t actually get his fair share of gin and tonics.  Maybe that’s a messed up way to measure the speed to summer, but it’s an indicator (he did fine with rose, so nobody get panicky).  So I offered to make him one the other day, and then …

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10 School-Night Dinners That Will Make Your Life Easier

Some of you reading this have already run through that perennial gauntlet known as the back-to-school period. Some of you may still be reading school supply lists and wondering when you will find the time to get those medical forms signed by your pediatrician. Some of you (read: me) may find yourselves with your fingers …

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