Surviving Your Kitchen Remodel

Temporary Kitchen During Remodel (courtesy of Living without a kitchen during a renovation project can be stressful.  There are options:  use this time as an opportunity to explore all the restaurants, food carts, and take out places in your neighborhood. Since this isn’t practical for all your meals, I’m sharing the top [...]

December 16th, 2015|Design, Food, Kitchen|

Holiday Cookies

Dipping the assembled mallomar cookies in melted chocolate The finished chocolate cookie I married into a large extended family.  Sam's mom had only boys and created a tradition of Christmas cookie baking with her nieces. This yearly tradition has expanded to include cousins, their children and now partners.  This year we [...]

December 7th, 2015|Food, Holidays, Uncategorized|

Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving Dinner is Served! Designing kitchens is especially fun for me since I love spending time in them.  Cooking a holiday meal is like a design project for me--the coordination of dishes and presentation helps make the meal special. Thanksgiving is a major event in my family.  Typically, we'll have up to 17 [...]

November 23rd, 2015|Food, Holidays|