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2016 Goodreads challenge

Happy to report that I beat my 2016 goal for reading books. I read a lot more short pieces than book-length works – if you added together the thousands of words I consume daily via articles, it’d probably equal a book a month. But I’ve noticed my attention is sporadic […]

Dad’s Chicken Cacciatore

I grew up in the Pennsylvania Appalachians, but my culinary roots are deeply Italian thanks to my dad, who was 50% Italian and 100% the cook in our home. Every day I engaged in the ritual of sitting in the kitchen at the table, watching dad cook. His worn wooden […]