Rhubarb Alone – By June, I’ve become dismissive of rhubarb – a feeling I hate to admit, because it means that in the span of a month, I’ve transformed from actively, and eagerly, seeking it out at the market, to haphazardly tacking it on at the end of my shopping list, well after strawberries.
A Non-Buckling Buckle – Throughout strawberry season – which lasts all summer in Oregon – our kitchen is rarely without a few tiny blue baskets of strawberries.
My Maui Food Memory – Along with visiting the Haleakala Crater and driving The Road to Hana, I planned another must-do for our trip to Maui: eating as much banana bread as possible.
A Quick & Filling Pastry – As soon as I saw the picture of these almond and jam pastries in the latest Sunset Magazine, I took immediate action.
Red Ace Beet Pancakes – After a nearly two year hiatus, I’m surprised to write that we’re once again CSA members.
A "No Bowl Left Clean" Coffee Cake – I first made this coffee cake last year, around the start of Fall.
A Morning "Pudding" – "Pudding" is a common item on any British menu.
Six Pints of Strawberries: Strawberry Bread – When I brought home six pints of strawberries, my vague ideas about what to do with them consisted mostly of what I didn't want to do with them.
Weekday Lunch: Spinach Strata – I've stated before that my ideal weekday lunch is seasonal, nutritious, and filling.
I already wrote about one way to cook radishes: as a component in a refreshing spring pasta.
Seeking Familiarity – To ease the transition, I've tried to replicate certain arrangements we had in our last apartment: our ubiquitous eiffel tower print is now hung above the television, per usual.
Memories of Summer: Ginger Peach Muffins – Smelling a ripe peach immediately brings to mind several food memories: summers on my parents' deck, eating the fruit as quickly as I could as it leaked all over my arm.
Bran Muffin Convert – A quick search for "Super Natural Everyday Bran Muffins" yields multiple results.
A Scandinavian Treat – We brought home a few souvenirs from our September trip to London and Copenhagen, including this cute Danish bird, a small vase by Anne Black, and several Christmas presents.
Welcoming Fall Flavors – While my closet moves confidently into Fall, my palate is less gung-ho.
Seasonal Pancakes: Strawberry – I've posted about Justin's chocolate chip pancakes before.
Cooking it Fresh: Asparagus – As I wrote yesterday, our kitchen turned green last weekend.
A New Contender – Everyone loves brunch on the weekend--especially, it seems, in Brooklyn.
A New Appreciation – My husband loves scones.
Canned Pumpkin Problem – This past Fall, I acted like (some) people do before a big snowstorm and stocked up like I wouldn't be able to leave the apartment all winter.
Birthday (Polenta) Cake – This is actually a dish I was hoping to make the day before Thanksgiving, for all of us to munch on while we were cooking Thanksgiving dinner.
The Foot Long Zucchini – Frankly, the size of this zucchini is intimidating.
‘The Best Strawberry Shortcakes’ – Edible Communities is a network of local food magazines.
A Weekend Tradition – For our family of two, making chocolate chip pancakes has come to signify a leisurely weekend morning.