OLS Week 1: Strawberry Mixed Green Salad

Another year, another season of eating locally. I’m pleased to be taking part in One Local Summer once again this year – a blogging event where participants pledge to eat as locally as possible for one meal per week. This year, as well, I’m acting as a regional coordinator for the West region, so it […]

Farm Fresh and Local Produce 5/23/09

Still trying to get caught up – this is my report from the farmers markets two weeks ago, on May 23rd. Expect one more report tonight for May 30th, and then back to normal posting with tomorrow’s report posted tomorrow, on the day it actually should be going up… As usual, we got such an […]

January 2009 Roundup

And thus begins the long process of getting caught up with the monthly rounndups. Expect February through May in the coming days… In sweet recipes, White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Bars from 3 B’s…Baseball, Baking & Books, Brown Bread Muffins from A Year From Oak Cottage, Light Vanilla-Marsala Trifles from A Year in the Kitchen, Roseann’s […]

Review: Handke’s Cuisine

We just heard the news the other day that Handke’s Cuisine would be closing on June 20th. Even though this visit took place back in December, I decided that I would go ahead and post the review now, just in case you wanted to give it a try before it’s gone forever… Handke’s Cuisine has […]

Spicy Crunchy Tuna Noodle Salad

This recipe came about as a natural evolution to my Tuna Macaroni Salad. As my tastes in tuna salad tended toward the crunchier and spicier, this pasta salad did as well. Take away the pasta and you’ve got a really good, really crunchy and nicely spicy tuna salad that I absolutely love. Spicy Crunchy Tuna […]

Admin Note: Catching Up

Despite all of my good intentions, I’ve fallen hopelessly behind on posting. This past weekend, we had out of town family visiting for my sister’s high school graduation, which involved a nice party and a whole lot of fanfare and photo taking. In the midst of all that, road construction crews cut through the DSL […]