Last Sunday, it was our turn to bring the snacks for the small group meeting we attend at church. The other group members had set the bar high – homemade guacamole (that’s amazing), fruit trays, tortilla pinwheels, and spinach and artichoke dip (also amazing). We had planned to bring a fruit tray, but there were […]
Our asparagus is starting to emerge from the ground!
Asparagus is labor-intensive to get started, but once it’s established, it is low maintenance and prolific. If you have a nice, sunny spot in your yard (and you adore asparagus like I do), you should look into growing it.
As with most foods, fresh asparagus from your own garden is worlds different from what you buy in the store from half a world away.roasted asparagus
I love to roast asparagus and use it in this gorgeous salad.
Grace likes to dip her foods into all kinds of sauces and pastes. Do all kids like that? I like to dip my food into crazy sauces, too, so I’m not sure if it’s a family thing or a kid thing. Some dips we’ve tried recently: A strawberry or raspberry dipping sauce Ranch dressing mixed […]
Joe, Grace, and I visited my Grandma this past weekend. Some of the best times in my life have taken place at her house. While we were at my Grandma’s house, she brought out this old cookbook. As you might imagine, I said, “My Dear Readers will love that!” and quickly brought out my camera […]
Kids love junk food. Doesn’t everybody? I think part of the allure of junk food is that we aren’t supposed to eat it. We want what we shouldn’t have. When I was at the Sara Lee Back to School Nutrition Summit in July, Chef Jill Houck talked to us about making healthy, nutritious foods look […]