It’s strawberry season, and strawberry season comes around only once each year. So, excuse me for serving you a very simple recipe for this week’s chocolate challenge, but here is my best recommendation.
Archives for May 2014
Mother Nature has a vicious streak lately. Maybe she’s trying to compete with the evil Malificent who is getting the attention this week. We get a few beautiful warm, spring-like days, and then she sends us back inside, shivering from the cold and rain. Vicious.
Finally, finally, I found the garden center that would satisfy my salad-y needs. It took the whole month of May to discover the local farm/garden center that carries the best supply of salad and herb plants. Imagine,
There are many things that happen when you teach your kids to bake…
For this week’s chocolate challenge I decided to lighten things up a bit by using white chocolate. When Louisa heard my plan, she immediately challenged my choice since white chocolate barely qualifies given that it’s missing all of the good healthy parts of the other chocolate varieties. Yeah, but it still has the most important part –… Read More
Among the many places we ate out last weekend, Joe and I attended a Mind, Body, Spirit retreat on Sunday, held on a “gentleman’s farm” as it was called by the organizers. What the heck is that we wondered? Does that mean the owner lifts his pinky as he guzzles his beers post plowing the… Read More
We went to an early Memorial Day barbecue last weekend – there’s nothing better than getting a jump on the summer season, right? And when I was asked if I had a good pasta salad recipe, this one immediately came to mind. I found it many years ago in one of my cookbooks and, while I haven’t… Read More
We ate out a lot last weekend. It was just one of those spring weekends when there were places to go, people to see, things to do, and lots to catch up on after a winter of hibernation. Do I feel a bit behind on my to-do list? Yes. But did I eat well, like… Read More
We’re our own worst critics. Or maybe it’s just me? Do you find yourself tossing criticisms at your own reflection and deeds like I do all day? For example, there are the bad hair day comments – you don’t want to see what I look like right now – to bad mommy moments – I… Read More
It was chocolate chip cookie day yesterday, but who says you need a special day to enjoy chocolate chip cookies? Hey, I’ll make ’em whenever I feel like, no permission needed! I’m rebellious that way, in case you didn’t know that about me. In fact, I went so far in my rebellion that I put those chips… Read More