Monthly Archives: July 2013

when blackberry pie came in handy

I like pie. A lot. I remembered just how much (not that one really forgets these things) when I saw a recipe for hand pies in a summer edition of Bon Appetit and while I’m sure blueberries are great, as

when blackberry pie came in handy

I like pie. A lot. I remembered just how much (not that one really forgets these things) when I saw a recipe for hand pies in a summer edition of Bon Appetit and while I’m sure blueberries are great, as

grilled green beans & peaches with mint

It’s been a hot one in Boise this summer. Days upon days of triple digit heat and as much as I love to cook, that love is trumped by the desire to keep the house, and myself, as cool as

grilled green beans & peaches with mint

It’s been a hot one in Boise this summer. Days upon days of triple digit heat and as much as I love to cook, that love is trumped by the desire to keep the house, and myself, as cool as

smoky garbanzo bean salad

I’m willing to bet it’s happened to a lot of us. You walk into a BBQ, go to the picnic table to set down your contribution, and realize you aren’t the only one that has brought a potato salad, or

smoky garbanzo bean salad

I’m willing to bet it’s happened to a lot of us. You walk into a BBQ, go to the picnic table to set down your contribution, and realize you aren’t the only one that has brought a potato salad, or

a dip for a dip

Making this dip, I admit, is for purely selfish reasons. Our friends, Mark & Romy, have a pool and with the sweltering hot days we’ve been having, I like to up the chances of getting an invitation any way I

a dip for a dip

Making this dip, I admit, is for purely selfish reasons. Our friends, Mark & Romy, have a pool and with the sweltering hot days we’ve been having, I like to up the chances of getting an invitation any way I

papas for papa

The Spanish word for potatoes is “papa”? Coincidence? I think not because most guys – at least the ones I know – like meat and potatoes and my dad is certainly no exception. So when planning the recent Father’s Day

papas for papa

The Spanish word for potatoes is “papa”? Coincidence? I think not because most guys – at least the ones I know – like meat and potatoes and my dad is certainly no exception. So when planning the recent Father’s Day