Yikes -- it's 92°F here today. Buh-bye tulips and daffodils. Hello, window air conditioners that do not properly fit the windows in this 19-century house. We have to hire Phillip the Clever Contractor to install these appliances each year. Otherwise we'd roast, not rest, in bed at night. Read more »
BREAKING NEWS: I've decided that Orange Juice Waffles are the best waffles in the world. They're crispy outside, tender inside, and fabulously infused with a sunny citrus scent. Need a good reason to drag out the waffle iron you haven't used since 1992? This recipe is for you. Read more »
These cupcakes ring all the right bells for me. They're fragrant with lemon, spicy with cardamom, and oh, baby -- just wait until you take a bite, and discover the dollop of orange marmalade that's hidden inside. Ready for a flavor explosion? Make these grown-up treats! Read more »
If only you could visit me today, I'd gladly offer you a slice of this Chocolate-Cabernet Sauvignon Cake. It's as rich and decadent as you'd expect it to be. It's exquisitely perfumed, too. It's the kind of cake that says "Be My Valentine." Read more »
Wowzers! That's not a real word, but it seems the best description for these holiday treats. They're light, buttery, and perfectly perfumed with Grand Marnier. Santa loves 'em, as do his overworked-and-underpaid elves. I think you'll love 'em, too. They are incredibly easy to make. Read more »
Kevin is an award-winning food, garden and lifestyle guru who lives in New York's Hudson Valley. His recipes have appeared in dozens of newspapers. He has contributed countless gardening articles to African Violet Magazine, Berkshire Home Style Magazine, and Garden Design Magazine.