Black Pepper Chicken Thighs with Mango, Rum and Cashews

Colorful and delightful. Delicious! I might cut back on the pepper next time as I woke up a few times during the night very thirsty. Ingredients ½ teaspoon light brown sugar 1 ½ teaspoon black pepper Pinch cayenne ¼ cup olive oil ½ cup salted cashews 1 ¾ pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut intoContinue reading “Black Pepper Chicken Thighs with Mango, Rum and Cashews”

Oh My COD!

Doesn’t get any easier than this. And any tastier! For two:  One pound Cod. Combine 1/4 cup mayo, 1/4 teaspoon coriander, 1/4 teaspoon cumin, 1/4 teaspoon paprika. Apply this to Cod. Top with Panko bread crumbs. Sprinkle juice from 1/2 lime on top. Bake for 25 minutes at 400. Yum!

Live Artfully

I received my first issue of Galerie Magazine yesterday. The Spring issue. The magazine was launched in 2016, I believe, and the present Editor-in-Chief is Margaret Russell, the former editor of Elle Décor and Architectural Digest. According to promotional literature, Galerie Magazine \”is a quarterly publication that engages readers who have a passion for artContinue reading “Live Artfully”

Earth Day 2018

Reading from today’s Daily Word: Earth Blessing I live in harmony with the earth. In 2004 Wangari Maathai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her work in Kenya through the Green Belt Movement. In her acceptance lecture she said, “We are called to assist the earth to heal her wounds and in the processContinue reading “Earth Day 2018”

Miso-Glazed Cod

My wife and I love Cod. Hey, we live in Massachusetts and Cod is like New England’s fish! And we, well me, love Miso. And this recipe based on one from Ellie Krieger is so easy to prepare and delicious! Ingredients 1 pound Cod, (I used the Captain’s Cut, Loin.) 2 tablespoons Sweet Yellow MisoContinue reading “Miso-Glazed Cod”

Gnocchi with Cannellini Beans and Kale

This is based on a recipe from Taste of Home. Simple to prepare and delicious! Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped (I used one shallot.) 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 package (16 ounces) potato gnocchi (I used Rana gnocchi.) 1 can (15 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1 can (14-1/2 ounces)Continue reading “Gnocchi with Cannellini Beans and Kale”

Spring Is In The Air

I hope! Because it is snowing again this morning! And then later in the day I hope to see this:   If you are looking for beautiful portrait, wedding, nature, or documentary photography, or someone you know is looking for photography that helps to create a more artful and beautiful life, please contact me.  PhotographyContinue reading “Spring Is In The Air”

Easter Sunday

From todays’ Daily Word: “The eternal light of Easter morning lifts my spirit to new heights.   “I am a spiritual being engaged in a human experience. As such, my individual spirit is resurrected when I use faith and forgiveness to dissolve negative energies and attitudes that have been slowing me on my spiritual path.Continue reading “Easter Sunday”

Spicy Baked Beans

To go with the Easter ham, I made these Spicy Baked Beans. A spicy version of an American classic. This was my wife’s idea and I am very grateful. She said, “Bruce what are you making to bring to Eleanor’s” (her sister-in-law). “Not sure,” I said. And Susan said, “How about some baked beans toContinue reading “Spicy Baked Beans”