Pasta with bacon and peas. I can have it on the table in 15 minutes flat. Boil water, salt it, and throw in whatever pasta you have. Meanwhile, slice up about 6 pieces of bacon and cook in a big pan until crispy. Add in about a cup of frozen peas and stir until they're bright green. Turn off the heat, add in about a… » 8/12/14 10:17pm 8/12/14 10:17pm

I too am a cookbook collector! My most recent favourite is David Lebovotz's 'My Paris Kitchen' because each recipe has a gorgeous story about Paris and food. You'll want to sit down for a few hours to read it front to back. » 7/26/14 11:47pm 7/26/14 11:47pm

We're spending about $15k on ours, 1/3 of which will be covered by my mother. It's a destination wedding (but relatively local, on a nearby island but people will have to stay overnight) in a place that is very special to us. We're only having 40 guests, but we're trying to make their trip pretty special so we're… » 6/10/14 11:53am 6/10/14 11:53am