The summer salad you’ve been dreaming of.
Oh my goodness, tomorrow is Friday! You know how I know? Because my quads were KILLING me on my uphill, against-the-wind bike ride home this evening. I swear this morning the wind was blowing the opposite direction… so I was against the wind that way too. It was a tough one! And I feel like […]
Get ready for the easiest, springiest appetizer you’ve ever laid eyes on. This tomato strawberry bruschetta makes a lot of sense when you think about it. Good tomatoes are so delightfully sweet. Strawberry and basil go so well together. Why should all three not get together for a little party to welcome spring? Now, I […]
I’ve been trying to get ahead on the blog tonight. I think I’ve photographed at least five different dishes since I got home from work. It wasn’t meant to be this way. Usually I do almost everything photo-wise on the weekends. During the summer I’m a little more lax about it, since it’s so easy […]
Hello from my house. It is a beautiful afternoon all of a sudden – after lots of rain, the clouds are gone and the sky is bright blue and I almost don’t recognize Portland in February. And I’m especially happy to be able to see it because I am at home, off for a half […]
This summer, so far I have harvested over 33 lbs of tomatoes from our backyard. That is a lot of tomatoes! We eat quite a few tomatoes but not enough to make 33 lbs. over four weeks reasonable. So what to do? Make tomato soup, of course. If you don’t want to can, this stuff […]
So, it’s been a few days since I’ve posted. I posted Sunday morning – early – so it feels like it’s been two days even though it really hasn’t. I know it’s only Monday night, but I am kind of amazed at how quickly things are moving this week. On Sunday (after my post, but […]
Well, it’s the last day of our little staycation. The past three days have been busy, and definitely had some physically demanding projects, but that doesn’t change the fact that they’ve been deeply relaxing. It has been nice to totally detach. Yesterday, after working for several hours on the oven in the backyard, we hunkered […]