Glazed Blueberry Lemon Pan Cake: More than the loser mom in the snapshot

For all the moms who try to do it all and more…without cracking.  For KY and her encouraging words. The pressure for moms to be great reaches a feverish pitch at the end of the school year.  With the “wrap up” activities surrounding graduations, promotions, yearbooks, end-of-year parties, boat cruises, end-of-year teacher’s presents and juggling … Read more

Spiced Warm Chickpeas and Fresh Vegetable Salad: When your student becomes your teacher

EDM – now we are even. One of the most amazing things about teaching is the mastery that comes from teaching that thing that you know.  I’m a better writer now than I was 20 years ago, because I’ve been teaching writing for the past 20 years.  I often think back to high school and … Read more

Lemon Mascarpone Torte: Sometimes you really just need it to be easy

My readers will notice I did not post much in June.  That’s because June turned out to be the craziest month of all time for me with a teaching schedule that went completely haywire, with multiple school districts with different calendars letting their students out at varying times, which affects me because suddenly half of … Read more