Well this was a last-minute piece of inspiration gone right! Man! I started thinking about pasta, then saw some corn. Hmm… corn, butter, basil maybe with a kick? A slight Mexican influence with jalapeño and queso fresco… Oh, and look at that whey. And wouldn’t this be beautiful atop my sepia pasta from Italy?! Friends, [...]
Monthly Archive for July, 2012
Just what the doctor ordered, especially when indulged in before dinner.
My lemony lemon cake (under Meyer Lemon Cake in recipes) is in the oven with not 20 minutes left. I am sooo in the mood for it- lemon zest, lemon juice, St. Germain, buttermilk, yogurt (didn’t have the crème fraîche), butter. And then the lemon-powdered sugar glaze applied when the cake is warm so that [...]
It occurred to me that lunchtime will be spent in the car today, unfortunately, so I packed the boys some good “take-out.” Please note that the perfect symmetry regarding amount in each box; god forbid one get one less tomato, one more plum slice than the other.
People, how is it almost August, and not one part of summer has felt lazy or slow (except the trip to the beach)? This has been a nutty, busy time. I have spent all morning filling out reams of paperwork required for Oliver’s school, walking the dog, cleaning the war-zone that is my house and [...]
This photo (and the NBC interview I saw) makes me want to shake this kid. Really? A grill? What an arrogant little bug. I want to say, “hey, Ryan Lochte’s parents, are you kidding? Did you forget to teach this kid a lesson in humility and grace?!” Blech. I’m tired and don’t feel awesome tonight, [...]