Let’s talk about what is really important first. Our second oldest daughter is back from a three week trip to India. She’s tired and trying to readjust to life as usual around here but she is full of cool ideas and beautiful images and new words and concepts. She told us last night that she understands that she won’t learn big things if she stays in her comfort zone. She is excited to be an explorer of the world. She is excited to share that perspective with her brothers and sisters. It is great to have her home.Read More
This review is a little late since we had jambalaya for dinner last Thursday, but the recipe was good, so better late than never, right?
Jambalaya is one of my favorite dishes and I am just not skilled at making it. It shouldn’t be hard, right? I mean, it’s just rice with some extra goodies. My aunt Anne makes a mean jambalaya. I dream about her jambalaya. I’ve tried the recipe that she uses (it’s in La Bouche Creole by Leon E. Soniat, Jr., if you are interested), but it never comes out. My rice is always undercooked and I end up with too much liquid. I decided to expand my horizons a bit and try a new recipe. I figured at least I wouldn’t be disappointed when it doesn’t taste like Aunt Anne’s jambalaya.Read More