Peace with Butternut Squash and Cream

Peace SquashBeautifully cooked food blankets the soul with a sense of peace, a peace that is best shared.

Mom, Grandma, and home cooks from previous generations created food that brought the entire family home to one shared purpose. With the simple act of eating together, differences were put aside, albeit briefly, except for a few jabs under the table.

That is the power of home cookery. Read More

Peace and Pappardelle

from Wikimedia Commons

from Wikimedia Commons

Any day that promotes peace should include a peaceful offering at the table. On this most excellent day, when bloggers world wide are writing BlogBlasts for Peace, it struck me that if the entire world could sit down together and enjoy a purposefully mindful and peaceful meal, world peace could be achieved in one evening. Mindful and peacefully prepared, served, and consumed food is a balm for mind and soul, so today, I will prepare Peace and Pappardelle.

Please join me and serve a peace-filled meal tonight. Read More

Peace in Greece Pasta

greekPastaThis peace filled recipe is dedicated to a fellow Peace Blogger that passed away today (January 29, 2012): Sarge Charlie was a retired Army man that understood the importance of peace. He will be greatly missed.

We had pasta in the pantry. But, we have also had a lot of Italian meals of late. I skimmed my cookery books, searched the internet, and went through my somewhat but not quite orderly files, and not a one said “You must make me just like this.” However a bunch of recipes said, “Oh look! Why don’t you use this or that from this idea?” Others said “well, I’d be much better if you only added these things and took out that thing.”

The recipes were starting to cause quite a ruckus and I was not about to allow the violence to escalate. So, I decided it was time, once more, to Declare World Peace with Pasta. Read More