Food, Gratitude and Joy

Day 179 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – The Food in Italy

There is so much to see and do in Italy, but for me, the food is the star of any vacation there.

Food, Gratitude and Joy

Day 178 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Gelato

I don’t think it’s overstating to say that no trip to Italy is complete without at least several stops for gelato.

Food, Gratitude and Joy

Day 52 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Cooking Classes

We booked a class and spent a couple of hours learning and laughing as we sliced and diced our way to a delicious meal to take home.

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Day 37 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Leftover Party Food

I opened the fridge to figure out what to have for lunch and realized I am grateful for leftover party food.

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Day 33 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Olive Oil

If you’ve never cooked with olive oil, you may be surprised to know it can even be used in baking.

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Day 29 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Soup

I always make WAY too much ... so I pour the extra into containers and freeze ‘em ...

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Day 25 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Mexican Food

Today I am grateful for Mexican food … which shocks me and brings me joy.

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Day 21 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Farmers Markets

Our neighborhood market isn't a huge, but it’s got a little of everything.

Food, Gratitude and Joy

Day 18 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Fresh-baked Bread

I found a recipe last fall that offered “no knead” bread. I was skeptical.

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Day Three – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Avocados

I met Greg when I was almost 50. When we got together, I had never even tasted an artichoke or an avocado.