Taking Stock

Yes I am on vacation, but I am a slave to routine and part of my routine is writing.  The other is reading, then there's coffee, and a few other daily essentials.  Writing is my daily catharsis, my daily exercise. I really enjoyed reading a post Sofia (Papaya Pieces) wrote on "taking stock," a fun... Continue Reading →

I think I'm tired of cooking. Plus I got a new toy (a DSLR camera and a lens) and I need to study.  So here's a silly gallery of summer whites.  See you soon!

Strawberries!

I've created 5 wonderful recipes using strawberries for my friends over at Foodlander that are perfect for summer parties, simple lunches, and sweet endings.  Head over and check them out!  What is your favorite way to use strawberries? Strawberry Gallettes with Pistachio and Fennel Pollen Strawberry Thyme Margaritas With Black Lava Salt (Smoothie Style) Strawberry... Continue Reading →

Ah, tomatoes.  Fresh, ripe, summer tomatoes.  It may be hard to top a freshly picked, home grown tomato sprinkled with salt and eaten out of hand like an apple.  Or a classic BLT with mayonnaise.  Or a Caprese Salad.  When you have fresh tomatoes, it's best to not mess with them too much.  The Tomato... Continue Reading →

Carrots elude me because I don't really care for them raw, or even in the traditional french glazed manner.  Yet they are so healthy and now is the time of year that I tend to eat much more fruit and veggies, and less meat and starch.  I've been looking for a way to make carrots... Continue Reading →

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