This upcoming weekend, I am attending my…*gulp*… 25th high school reunion. Honestly, I’m still in utter denial that it has been two and a half decades since Prom, college-application madness, driver’s licenses, crushes and overall high school drama and carefree fun. It’s difficult to put into words the intellectual comprehension of time lapsing (so quickly)… Continue reading Blast from the Past
Week Four delivery of our CSA arrived this past Monday. I love driving over to the farm and seeing what is laid out on those folding tables for us. Good surprises are always enjoyable. Especially when fresh shelling peas are involved…I seriously can’t stop eating those things. We got a bag of them in our… Continue reading A Little of a Lot of Greens
There’s a new way of connecting folks with their food sources these days and boy, is it a lovely one…Farm-to-Table or Farm-to-Fork (I’ve seen them called both) dinners. Held at local farms and utilizing the crops-of-the-moment, area chefs will dream up fabulous dinners and serve them under the stars. From the farm to your fork… Continue reading Farm to Fork
It’s here. My kids’ very first official day of summer vacation 2013. And ironically, I woke up and popped out of bed at the usual 6 am time. Never fails. The kids, though, are knocked out and still sleeping. Young body clocks seem to have a quicker adjustment time…lucky ducks. Over the weekend, we stopped… Continue reading What the Hell!
“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” ― F.Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby It’s here. The little darling showed up….ah, summer….hello, there! Nice to have you… Continue reading Summah, Summah, Summah
Greens in all directions today, on this last official day of Spring. What we’ve all been waiting for is finally upon us….glorious summer is at our feet. Tomorrow. In 24 little hours. You can just about catch a whiff of sunscreen…. Firstly today…the recipe for Roasted Beets that were mentioned in yesterday’s post (courtesy of… Continue reading Garden Glories
There are two kitchen tools that just scare the sweet bejeezus out of me. The first is a deep fryer. Splattering bacon makes me crazy-nervous in the kitchen (horrible, irrational kitchen thoughts of grease splatters to the eyes), never mind an entire VAT of hot fryer oil, aka molten lava, in your kitchen. The way… Continue reading Uh-oh…Shrinkage