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Caprese Skewers

The idea to blog about these was kind of an afterthought, so we apologize for the lack of instructional photos. It’s super easy to assemble so you really won’t need the directions in picture form anyway. 297 more words

Lemony Roasted Asparagus

To me, nothing brings out the flavor of asparagus like lemon. Here, an intensely lemony vinaigrette brightens some oven-roasted spears, still toothsome and vibrant green — a plateful of spring. 175 more words


Shaved Asparagus Salad with Brown Butter and Hazelnuts

I always start to get excited around April for all the fresh produce that’s beginning to come in season. The farmers’ markets and produces aisles are now full with basil, asparagus, ramps, and green garlic, and in just a few short months we’ll be buying ripe peaches by the case. 441 more words

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Working for the weekend….

Finally, my work week is about to be wrapped up and soon it will be time to venture into the weekend. The weather is supposed to be nice so I hope to be out on the back deck and running around town exploring. 442 more words


I’m trying not to feel too blue today but I’m having a job after our chilled Easter holiday in France. I can’t believe how quickly my brain seems to get swamped by all the things I feel that I “ought”to be doing now we’re back home: the garden’s a shambles, I haven’t done my accounts for months, I have a huge pile of stuff ready to be flogged on eBay and dozens of classes to plan. 897 more words

Black Bean and Avocado Power Bowl with Hummus Dressing

Last night when I got home from yoga, I was just plain ravenous.  I needed something to eat stat, and it came down to either calling in a large cheese pizza from the neighborhood pizza place, or throwing together a quick salad with some runny hummus that I had made earlier in the day.  258 more words

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