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Monthly Archives: July 2012
The beets are ready. Everywhere you look you see beets. Earthy, thick and dripping with sugary pink goodness, fresh beets can’t be…beat! My second favorite way to do beets is roasted (I’ll share my absolute favorite recipe sometime in the … Continue reading
It’s a little bit like all of your breakfast favorites all rolled into one; orange juice, yogurt and french toast. This delicious recipe is so yummy I found myself doubling up so that I could snack on it right out … Continue reading
The basil is massive and smells divine! There’s something so heady about the herbal tangy flavor of basil. I’ve never travelled to the Mediterranian but in my mind, I’m convinced the rolling hills of Tuscany and the beaches of Crete … Continue reading
The garden is getting BIG and the raspberries are producing en mass. One of my favorite things to do with raspberries (besides just eat them fresh) is to make them into custard. “Custartd? Ewwwww, that sounds gross!” Hey! I heard … Continue reading
Oh boy, oh boy! The first cabbage is big enough to pick and so it’s time to make cole slaw. As far as I know there are two basic kinds of cole slaw; the creamy kind which is sweet and … Continue reading
My poor Leela is teething again. After a very early morning dose of Tylenol and cuddles she graciously went back to sleep and I was left wondering what to do. I could go back to bed for 45 minutes and … Continue reading
So this next post is a little off topic but I wanted to share because it’s entertaining and covering this story for the local paper put a huge smile on my face. It’s one thing to watch WWE on TV … Continue reading
I don’t love potatoes. THERE I said it! There’s something about a cooked potato that makes me want to gag. They are starchy, mealy and bo-ring…BUT I will make an exception in the case of the newly dug potato. Potatoes … Continue reading
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the best time to eat raspberries is first thing in the morning, when they are still wet with dew. You pick them off the plant, shake the water (and possibly an … Continue reading
This weekend we stayed at the lake and I made bran muffins….no scratch that! I didn’t make bran muffins, I made something new! Our lake is typical of those in the prairies, humbly tucked away amidst waving fields of canola, … Continue reading