Latin American food fiesta featuring…Chiles. Jalapeños in the guacamole. NM Hatch in the sausage. Guajillos in the salad dressing. First try at arepas was surprisingly easy. I baked mine rather than frying to save some calories. Only to be completely … Continue reading Chiles, Chiles, Chiles…
We are experiencing a beautiful influx of migrating Monarch butterflies here in Wilmington, NC. They are particularly drawn to lantana and butterfly bush…especially this one in our neighborhood! www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/invertebrates/m/monarch-butterfly Can you see them? Take a closer look! Many thanks to my neighbors Paul and Bonnie for brightening my day! Continue reading Danaus plexippus in NC
Great finds today @portcityproduce2 and @seaviewcrabcompany just up the road from me in little old Wilmington, N.C.. Burgundy okra roasted in bacon fat was crispy and fun to eat. Black sea bass from my favorite fish monger, broiled with a lightly browned butter sauce was flaky and moist. Tri-color quinoa with spring onions rounded out the meal. Local is ALWAYS best! Continue reading Local sources
Any day you find a fine, interesting hometown restaurant is a good day for a foodie. Downtown Wilmington, in particular Market Street has such a place in Pinpoint Restaurant. One year new on the night of our visit last Friday, the staff had reason to celebrate, and so they did. Drink specials and one year old coozies were distributed with abandon, but it’s the food that carries this place. We decided to graze our way through the menu that night, so I can’t speak to the main courses but if the plates to share are any indication of the chef’s … Continue reading Pinpoint accuracy
…And the inhabitants of the Earth will stand in awe of Your signs, and of the goings forth of the dawn and the evening in glory….Psalms 65:8 How great Thou art! Continue reading Sunset Splendor
Can’t believe our good fortune this January 10, 2016! No, we didn’t win the Powerball Jackpot…But, you cannot help feel incredibly blessed to enjoy a 65 degree day in the dead of winter. Even went for a boat ride! #itsawonderfullife Continue reading Blessings of the day!