Yesterday in my yoga class, I decided to do as much of the class as I could with my eyes closed. I’ve noticed that in a yoga class, your state of mind can really run the gamut. Some days, I’m (we’re) feeling chatty and much talk and subsequent laughter ensues during the hour. Other days,… Continue reading Without sight…See.
Sometimes the hardest things to master are the basics. I’ve read that the true test of a great cook is how well they can cook the simplest items. A roast chicken. A perfectly hard-boiled egg (no gray-green yolk…yuck!). Spaghetti. My nemesis, much to the probable chagrin of my ancestors, has been polenta. I can make… Continue reading Failing My Ancestors
Been married for almost 18 years but I still love a good date. The fruit, that is (thank you for putting up with that opening sentence-I just had to do it). I’ve noticed, as I’m sure you have too, that there are some unsung foods out there. Ones that really are so good, but for… Continue reading Not One to Remain Dateless
Second day back at this and I’m going to hit you with a recipe. Why? Because I just about overdosed on lobster this summer and now am acutely aware of the enjoyment that this strange sea animal can bring a person. In years past, I have been the only lobster lover in my house. Kids… Continue reading Get Crackin’
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
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