It shouldn’t take a tragedy to remind us that life is precious and sudden and that we probably take our loved ones for granted, but such is often the case and it certainly is now. My heart broke for Jennifer Perillo when she lost her husband, so I made a pie with mine to offer my love and in celebration of Mikey’s life.
With apologies to my mother and grandmother, this is the best banana bread I have ever eaten. And it’s probably the best you’ve eaten, too. You’re welcome.
In the last few weeks, I’ve somehow been more able than usual to grasp the art of letting go. The result was a dinner party full of ugly food and beautiful moments.
Soup means a lot to me. Making soup on my own is more emotional than most foods I make. I love that it starts with a recipe but can wander of on its own vibe. It’s never the same twice. It’s a forgiving medium, and it’s really hard to screw up.