Dinner with the work crew at Borough.  Salmon with Beets & Blinis. Pork Belly with Butternut Squash & Sage. Tuna with Salsa Verde and Salt Cod Beignet. Monkfish with White Beans. Short Rib with Horseradish Mashed Potatoes. My oh my, did I forget a photo of the Chocolate Dessert?  

Impromptu Popovers

Daughter and I  made Popovers yesterday. We were home because school was canceled. She got a cookbook, Pretend Soup, for Christmas and it’s been a big hit. She “reads” the recipes and asks if we have all the ingredients. For most of them we’ve missing one thing: Apple Juice concentrate; zucchini; or a soup packet. […]

Friday Five

I’m listing again, folks. Aren’t I always listing? At least I think I am. Anyway, to celebrate the official beginning of Summer, and really, Summer just showed up here, I want to know your five favorite foods of summer. Ready? Here goes: 1. Local Strawberries 2. Grilled Corn 3. Fresh Mint on or in just […]

Another Friday

… these Fridays keep sneaking up on me! The week is crazy, with swimming and yoga and soccer and softball, oh, and work,  that suddenly it’s Friday. Daughter and I are heading to the beach again, in what has become a Friday tradition. And I’m excited. Then it’s the 4th next week… there will be […]

Sunday Dinner…

Grilled Chicken Breasts with Shallots, Cherries and Arugula. Life has been crazy lately. We’ve been to the beach, to the pool, to the park. We’ve had friends over. We’ve had family over. I’ve been running and biking and swimming and working. There’s been weeding and mowing and more than enough laundry. And there’s been reading […]

Friday…. Brunch Five!

Finally, it’s the weekend. It’s been a long week. Among other things, we dealt with an ear infection, a rash, long work hours, tight deadlines, almost a missed deadline (with the reminder to ALWAYS check the deadline yourself, not what you hear), brunch with grandparents and cousins, a great night at the playground with neighbors, […]

Birthday Cookies

This weekend we celebrated Daughter’s third birthday with the family. I wanted a project/game/craft that would work for all ages at the party. There were grandparents and cousins and an aunt and uncle. What could work for everyone? I finally decided on decorating cookies. The theme of the party was Trains and I found these […]