A veggie dinner with local (mostly) ingredients

What to do with all these fresh veggies? Throw them in a skillet with some fantastic chutney. . . . → Read More: A veggie dinner with local (mostly) ingredients

Trip to see family…traveling to another farmers market

One of the top things on our list when we travel is to visit a local farmers market (or two). We found a great one in Louisville, CO. . . . → Read More: Trip to see family…traveling to another farmers market

Green Beans with Fish Sauce Vinaigrette

Inspired by the dish that we had at Girl and the Goat in Chicago. . . . → Read More: Green Beans with Fish Sauce Vinaigrette

Farmers’ Markets: Please Support!

No matter how small—you never know what you will find—like this gem of a tomato. . . . → Read More: Farmers’ Markets: Please Support!

Royals vs. Yankees, back in KC

Back again! . . . → Read More: Royals vs. Yankees, back in KC

KC’s City Market

Up until last weekend, our vote for the best farmers’ market had to go for Santa Fe’s.  That is until we visited Kansas City’s City Market  last Saturday and Sunday.

We went on Saturday because that is what we do—we like to seek out the farmers’ markets in whatever city we are in.  Is that . . . → Read More: KC’s City Market

Back from Taos

We just spent five days in the Taos area.  I love this place!

This was the view from our back patio.

We had a great time.  If you recall, we were planning a family gelato/ice cream night.  Everyone came prepared as you can see.

Ice cream makers, all in a row.

We enjoyed . . . → Read More: Back from Taos

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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