Monthly Archives: July 2012

they grow up so fast

I equate having a garden as being a bit like having kids (albeit this analogy is from someone that has no kids, so you might want to factor that in). I imagine what it will grow up to be like

they grow up so fast

I equate having a garden as being a bit like having kids (albeit this analogy is from someone that has no kids, so you might want to factor that in). I imagine what it will grow up to be like

/ food

freezing summer

I love summer for all the fresh fruits. I can’t keep myself from buying big bags of cherries and apricots and berries along with the usuals I have on hand – bananas and apples. Problem is I can’t begin to

/ food

freezing summer

I love summer for all the fresh fruits. I can’t keep myself from buying big bags of cherries and apricots and berries along with the usuals I have on hand – bananas and apples. Problem is I can’t begin to

blackberry sage fizz

It’s easy to get in a rut. To default to the familiar especially when the familiar is known to be tasty. Thus might be the case in our household with mojitos. They are just so dang refreshing on a hot

blackberry sage fizz

It’s easy to get in a rut. To default to the familiar especially when the familiar is known to be tasty. Thus might be the case in our household with mojitos. They are just so dang refreshing on a hot

back to the rind

A nice ripe watermelon is right up there with tomatoes fresh off the vine as defining moments that it’s truly summer. I cut up the melon and keep it in the fridge – perfect cold snacking food when the temperature

back to the rind

A nice ripe watermelon is right up there with tomatoes fresh off the vine as defining moments that it’s truly summer. I cut up the melon and keep it in the fridge – perfect cold snacking food when the temperature

lemon roasted green beans

Our community garden is kickin’ into high gear and the first picking of tri-colored beans (it’s just too bad that the purple ones turn green when cooked) was a bountiful one! Since the other partners in the garden were coming

lemon roasted green beans

Our community garden is kickin’ into high gear and the first picking of tri-colored beans (it’s just too bad that the purple ones turn green when cooked) was a bountiful one! Since the other partners in the garden were coming

pumpkin banana pancakes

I like to be tricky. Find ways to cut the sugar and the fat on the sly without the diner ever knowing the difference. It’s just how I roll. It’s amazing how far a banana or some canned pumpkin will

pumpkin banana pancakes

I like to be tricky. Find ways to cut the sugar and the fat on the sly without the diner ever knowing the difference. It’s just how I roll. It’s amazing how far a banana or some canned pumpkin will

watermelon mojito

If you’ve ever grown mint, you know that you don’t ever grow a little mint… if it’s not contained, soon it’s popping up all over the place. We just take it as a sign that it’s time to make mojitos.

watermelon mojito

If you’ve ever grown mint, you know that you don’t ever grow a little mint… if it’s not contained, soon it’s popping up all over the place. We just take it as a sign that it’s time to make mojitos.