Well this was a nice dinner! Heck! The celeriac remoulade is just always good, the tomato salad was fabulous, and this fennel/leek/orange dish was superb. I found a recipe for a caramelized fennel and then got creative. Wouldn’t leeks be a nice addition? Yes. What if I caramelized oranges in butter and that coriander sugar? [...]
Monthly Archive for August, 2011
I swear to you that joining the gym was a great decision on behalf on my psyche. Whee! And I gotta say that the negotiating was empowering. A dear reader, Courtney, encouraged me to run, not walk, from the gym after the encouragement to be dishonest, and I totally hear you. If this weren’t a [...]
6 months = a deal! Go me.
It never ceases to amaze me how difficult negotiating can be. I’m not at all afraid to seek information -where did you get that? can i buy/make that? what’s possible/etc- but to negotiate is different, almost fraught at times. We went to the gym, the boys did great in the kids’ club, I felt great [...]
I just love this nip of fall in the air. It is the BEST to sleep with open windows. This morning, we’re heading to Oliver’s meet-the-teacher; she taught Jack when he was 2 and is a wonderful woman, as are her co-teachers. He and I are super excited. As his spare outfit, I packed the [...]
YUM! Ok, I just made this up, and I gotta say that it is terrific. I wanted to use these greens, thought a little side for our gumbo would be nice and decided to stick with the Southern theme. So, braised greens stirred with a remoulade aioli served atop toasted baguette and topped with crumbled [...]