About a month ago we had a week without kids. We made the most of our time which included going to a Sonoma wine dinner. I tried to recreate one of the dishes at home but I wasn’t happy with my first attempt. I made a caponata and even though it had a traditional flavor… Continue reading Eggplant Agrodolce
This is my last Whole30 (Whole27) post for a while. At least my last one that will be on purpose. It has gone well and I am proud of myself for making it through. I feel better and I think this will help me have healthier eating habits in general. I actually have a plan… Continue reading Whole30 Stir-Fry
I’m going to assume I have mentioned how much I love zucchini. It’s my favorite vegetable. I love it in every form: grilled, sautéed, baked, roasted, in breads and muffins, as pasta sauce, as noodles, in zucchini casserole (the best!)… I haven’t found a way I don’t like it. My daughter, E, does not like… Continue reading Creamy Zucchini Soup: Soup Month Continues
Well, it is finally, officially fall! Woo Hoo!!! It had been so unseasonably hot here it seemed like it was never going to happen. I just couldn’t handle any more summer. I was willing fall to come with all that I had. I put up Halloween decorations a little too early. I wore boots out… Continue reading Vegetable Garden Soup: Soup #1 of Soup Month
One of my daughters, E, has been asking to go apple picking for a couple of years now. I really have been meaning to take her but something always seemed to get in the way like… it was raining, or I didn’t feel like driving for 45 minutes, or the apples that were available to… Continue reading Apple Picking Leads To Apple Butter!