Art is the Handmaid of Human Good

Life in Lowell, Massachusetts, USA


Spaghetti with Zucchini and Lemon

Spaghetti with Zucchini and Lemons

YUM! This is not my first foray into the joyful world of pasta + zucchini, last summer Gist and I were obsessed with Smitten Kitchen’s Zucchini Strand Spaghetti. I think we may have eaten it once a week during zucchini season.  And while that recipe is absolute perfection, I was also in the mood for something new. Continue reading


African Pineapple Peanut Stew

African Pineapple Peanut Stew

I can’t vouch for the authenticity of this recipe, but I can vouch for its deliciousness!  I hadn’t realized how long I have been making this recipe until I overheard Gist telling her Auntie about it on the phone last night – apparently I started making it way back when we were living in San Francisco.  It comes from the Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home – I love Moosewood cookbooks! Continue reading