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Mango & Ginger · 1M ago

Recent-ish Adventures

Two months without a post? Ridiculous. Things have been busy in our world lately - and blogging is, apparently the first thing to go when I have too much to do. Well, blogging and folding la...
Mango & Ginger · 3M ago

Deep Creek 2017

For the third year in a row, we went to Deep Creek to spend MLK weekend with some of my high school friends and their kids.One of the highlights of the weekend, for me, was getting to break ...
Mango & Ginger · 3M ago

Fourth Quarter Dining and Such

Everyone agrees that 2016 was a tough year on the grand scale, but on a personal level, for me, it had a lot of high points.We ate and drank some fantastic things. I tried new places and hun...
Mango & Ginger · 4M ago

Stop It with "Like a French Girl"

Look, I love Paris as much as any other basic American girl - a lot. But even I have had my fill of "do this like a French girl" stories.When French Women Don't Get Fat came out - way back i...
Mango & Ginger · 4M ago

Festive All Around

Today is Cooper's birthday. And this is his cake:It was a gift from our friends Audrey and George, who spotted it at Sam's Club last month. (Not this specific cake. This one is much fresher ...
Mango & Ginger · 4M ago

Food Numbers are Pretty

These are bringing me great joy today:They are visual depictions of Google searches for the words "mango" and "ginger," coming to us courtesy of Google's partnership with Truth & Beauty. At ...
Mango & Ginger · 5M ago

43 Hours in Kentucky

Last year was a big one for us, since Cooper and I both turned 40, along with tons of our friends. This year, as it turns out,  has been nearly as big. Most recently, we helped our friend Je...
Mango & Ginger · 6M ago

Out and About in September

We have been going out like crazy lately and I've been terribly remiss about blogging about it. So here's a quick(?) recap of what we ate and did during September.Parts & Labor for BurgersIn...
Mango & Ginger · 6M ago

Chef Dali

How did I not know that Salvador Dali wrote a cookbook? And threw "lavish dinner parties" with his wife, Gala?Well, I know now...and I also know what I want for Christmas. Taschen is publish...
Mango & Ginger · 7M ago

Crabby

Clockwise from top right: Pool crabs from Conrad's; aftermath of crabs in Delaware; XLs from Seaside; Cail helping Erin put up her hair after her hands are messy, while my dad focuses on pic...