Food Facts & Lore

What is The World’s Most Expensive Chocolate?

February is well underway at the time of this writing, and Valentine’s Day is but a few sunrises away. It seems only fitting to focus our attention on the sweet of sweets, chocolate. Confectionery chefs strive to develop the perfect chocolate treat. In fact, chocolate is not merely a treat, it is a gastronomical oeuvre… Continue reading What is The World’s Most Expensive Chocolate?


Valentines’ Dinner Menu 2018

We're all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love. ~Robert Fulghum Indeed, we think we are looking for a certain perfection in the… Continue reading Valentines’ Dinner Menu 2018

Family time, Random Thoughts

Valentine’s Day 2016 ~ Musings & Gallery

We hear it on the news: claim after claim that social media is destroying interpersonal relationships. It is true. We're all "guilty" of giving in to the distraction provided by our hand-held screens. Yet love prevails. We are drawn to intimate moments and conversations, inevitably. We need to check in, face-to-face; to hear a familiar… Continue reading Valentine’s Day 2016 ~ Musings & Gallery