This has apparently turned into the week of food I used to hate. I tried grapefruit a few times growing up. The first time was when I’d spent the night at my friend Jenny’s house. Her older sister Connie was eating breakfast when we wandered […]
It’s berry time! I’ve picked almost 20 pounds of strawberries and raspberries the past couple weeks and have been feverishly perfecting recipes that feature summer’s berry bounty. Several the recipes are for preserved berries so we (and you) can enjoy them year round. But this […]
My gardening is going grandly. In fact, I grew everything in this salad except the dressing. One of the greatest things about growing your own vegetables is that you can eat nearly every part of the plant. This radish salad is not only sweet peas […]
Our CSA starts this Thursday, and I anticipate it being the high point of my week. To give you an idea of what my last week has been like; my pastor from Hawaii passed away, my grandmother had to be rushed to the ER twice, […]
“Tra La! It’s May! The lovely month of May! That darling month when everyone throws self control away.” I’ve always loved musicals. As a child the magic of Camelot captured my imagination (and even led to my choosing a Renaissance wedding as an adult!). One of my […]
I had never had this salad before moving to Washington. Apparently it’s a potluck staple in the Pacific Northwest. My mother in law has made this a few times for me and I’ve played around with it quite a bit since. There are variations of […]
Fennel is such a fun looking vegetable that I’m always interested in finding new ways to use it. Fortunately I have The Flavor Bible to help me decide what ingredients to use in creating new fennel recipes. If I had to choose just one cookbook, […]
Have you ever heard of a breakfast salad? I don’t normally have salad for breakfast, but if I do it’s this salad. Poached farm fresh eggs and crispy homemade bacon are stand out stars in this oh so simple spinach salad.