This week I have played with recipes and some back end things for the blog. I have some recipes that are not ready for prime time (in these days of Netflix does anyone even say that any more?) but you’ll see them soon. My chances to really test recipes with fresh vegetables are limited, because I don’t know what I will get, but at this time of year I can count on tomatoes for another while. Continue reading
Fast and easy, frittata makes a perfect quick meal for one or two people, when you don’t have time to cook.
Forty years ago, sometime this week, my father drove up to a dorm, we unpacked the car, and I moved in. This wasn’t anything new or remarkable. I was a junior, after all. I had the same roommate as the previous year, I knew where my friends were, where my classes would be and who would teach them, I could walk into the department offices for my major and minor and be greeted by name. I had this college thing down. Continue reading
It’s been hot.
Well, all right, it is also August, so this should not be a surprise. And much of the country has been even hotter, including places that normally are not. I have several friends in the Pacific Northwest, and they’re not prepared for this! At least we are – and at least I have been able to mostly stay indoors, out of the heat and the thunderstorms which come along with August heat.We have had some fancy light shows! Continue reading
Do you need to make a packed lunch, for yourself or a family member? Here is a collection of ideas, and links to a few useful recipes, to make the process easier!
It’s that time of year. Back to School. In much of the US, school has started already, or will in the next week – here in New York, it starts in September, after Labor Day. My friends with school aged children or grandchildren are elbow deep in school supplies, and school clothes, and school schedules…
And school lunches. Continue reading
Last week, Rich came home from the CSA pickup with our farmshare, and announced “I bet you didn’t know it was Phallic Vegetable Day!”
Wait, what?? Continue reading