Category: Kitchen Goddess

“Better c’mon in my kitchen–’cause it’s raining outdoors”

Groundhog day


My spiritual mettle has been tested recently. I told this to my girlfriend Toni and she said, “Have you been watching Glenn Beck again?” Well, he’s hard to avoid, but that wasn’t it. “Was it that email you sent me…

What’s in season? Pears


This week, I’ve been thinking about pears. Mmmm. Pears… Pears? I can almost see your furrowed brows. Why pears? you may be wondering and well you might. Apples are, after all, the glory of Albemarle County. We have our own…

“a food chain that’s not cruel”


For the last month of Saturdays I’ve been “working” the Charlottesville City Market. Mmmmm, City Market… Now, those of us who love Charlottesville have long known about the Charlottesville City Market. And what we know  surer than celery with our…

The Goddess Gets Back in the Kitchen


This is the time of year when the Goddess of Gumbo earns her title. Something just happens when the temperature dips below 45 degrees. Makes me want to bust out my cast-iron skillets and start burnin’ … So a few…