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Ingredients {String Beans}

For a few years now I’ve been looking forward to the start of the bean harvest in my parents’ garden every summer. I don’t have to harvest them myself, I have the luxury of receiving phone calls when the next batch is ready, then I just go pick them up. 21 more words


Summertime Salad

Sometimes (actually, much more often than I would like) I sit down to write a blog post and have no idea what to say. Either I stare at the blinking cursor for what feels like forever, my mind a blank void, or I start a sentence again and again only to hit the backspace key. 503 more words

Staying Busy

It is a familiar theme on my blog the last few years – I show up and post some updates and then disappear again.  I really do not have any good excuses, except that life is busy and blogging falls to the bottom of my “to do” list.   758 more words

Daily Life

Summer String Beans

I came across a recipe that I figured will be fantastic for scorching hot days, where you only eat ice cream during the day and when you realize you are going to bed, you’re hungry.   250 more words

Quick-Pickled Cumin String Beans

I am trying to amass a pickle collection befitting a fresh summer tomato Bloody Mary. This recipe was modified from one from Happy Girl Kitchen… 87 more words


Organic Pasta Salad - Perfect BBQ sidedish

As I am writing this it is raining hard and thunder makes it almost impossible to even think. Good thing I took the pictures for this perfect BBQ side yesterday on a blazing hot afternoon! 285 more words


Garlic Steamed String Beans

Prep time: 7 minutes

Cooking time: 12 minutes

Yields: 8 people


1 pound string beans
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons tamari
4 tablespoons tahini… 78 more words