Springtime with Barefoot Contessa

Every year, just before Easter, my Uncle sends boxes of Asparagus stalks from Mister Spear. When I see the bright green boxes on my front porch, I know Spring has arrived. This year, I wanted to find a few cooking options for these magnificent vegetables (especially...

Sweet as Honey

Little known fact – since August of 2015, I have suffered from a spontaneous and unexpected outbreak of eczema. I never experienced it as a child – and I have to say, it is not something I ever thought I would deal with in my adulthood. I tried a series of...

Brighten with Blush

My grandmother only left the house when three things were packed up in her beaded handbag: lipstick, mascara, and – as she would say – roooouge. To her, no matter what was happening internally, a little bit of color could make it all better. You know, as...