My kitchen in the morning, it’s the heart of my home… Last week was too long and I’m so happy to be home!
I’m still recovering from losing a night’s sleep. It’ll be awhile before I pay back that deficit. So far, my week has been hotel, office, hotel, office, hotel, office…you get the idea. I did go out on Sunday in search of photo ops, but didn’t come up with anything worth posting. I’m starving at the… Continue Reading
As I read Frugal Luxuries by Tracey McBride, I find that I share many of her ideas. She writes in chapter 7: You are the caretaker of your own happiness. As such, you must discover the positive pleasure in performing the tasks that enhance the essence of life itself: Collecting, preparing, and preserving foods Feeding… Continue Reading
I’m leaving Saturday on a business trip to Denmark. I’ll be gone for a week. This isn’t as exciting as it sounds. I’ve lost count of how many times my company has sent me over. I suppose I could count up my passport stamps, but I’m not sure I want to know. I find these… Continue Reading
These cookies taste just like the ones I used to have growing, they came from a small bakery in my Connecticut hometown. They’re crumbly, and kind of taste like a salty sugar cookie. They’re made with shortening (I used non-hydrogenated organic) and they’re affectionately known as “crack cookies” in our house because they rarely last… Continue Reading
The number of food miles in this bowl is obscene, but I’ve been craving a Greek salad and it’ll be almost 5 months before I can make one from my garden. I used traditional feta here; I’m trying to perfect a tofu-based version. Greek Salad Recipe 1/2 – 1 head romaine, washed & torn 2… Continue Reading
The last frost date is in sight! Actually, my last frost date isn’t until May 26, so it’s not really in sight, but the zone 5 planting calendar says I should get a move on. This is my first year trying to start everything from seeds, so I’m using Bio Domes. Instead of worrying about… Continue Reading