Edible Chive Blossoms

“The kiss of the sun for pardon. The song of the birds for mirth. One is nearer to God’s Heart in a garden than anywhere else on earth.” — Dorothy Frances Gurney This old-fashion poem reminds me of my mother’s love of nature and is a gift she gave me. Maintaining gardens is hard work,Continue reading “Edible Chive Blossoms”

La Cuisine Paris

Never make plans with a croissant, they are flaky. – from ReadBeach This croissant quote made me laugh, but it’s partly true! Delicious croissants are quite flaky and light. We hardly realize that they are “empty calories” because they are delightfully and delicately sweet. I had fun making authentic French croissants through La Cuisine ParisContinue reading “La Cuisine Paris”

The Paris Library

Did you know that during WWII, the librarians at The American Library in Paris delivered books to their forbidden Jewish patrons right under the noses of their German occupiers? This captivating novel, The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles is filled with wartime suspense, the nuances of friendship, romance, betrayal, and fascinating historical information aboutContinue reading “The Paris Library”