One Weekend in Portland, Maine

Jess and Brian joined Adrienne and I on our adventure for the weekend. We ferried over to Peaks Island where we rented a golf cart and looped it twice in a few hours. Yeah, it’s pretty small. There’s also an old fort, Battery Steele, on the north end which is covered in beautiful greenery and graffiti. Just […]

Sunday Gravy (on a Thursday)

Last week I got a hankering for some good, old-fashioned Italian gravy. You know, the red kind. Thing is, my mom keeps her recipe quite guarded. Our conversations usually go something like this. Joe: How do you make your gravy? Mom: Oh, just some tomatoes, seasoning, and homemade meatballs. Joe: OK… How many tomatoes? What […]