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Spring break, our way

In Blog, Wordless Wednesday On Monday, February 23, 2015 29 Comments

Oh, who was I kidding…I really don’t do anything besides dress myself in well-worn knits and cook food all day. That trip to the Farmer’s Market that I… Read More »

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Granola: a love story

In Blog, Crazy days, Recipes On Monday, February 23, 2015 18 Comments

All roads lead to Foragers Market…. Or so the story goes, at least in my world where a humble little grocery store went into an abandoned art space… Read More »


The Union Square Farmer’s Market

In Blog, Wordless Wednesday On Monday, February 16, 2015 30 Comments

I have a surprise for you. This week, there will be no snow….no kids….no lake….no booze….no feast. I know, I know, why muck with tradition. But sometimes you… Read More »


Greek-style peppers with lamb, feta and mint

In Blog, Lazy days, Recipes On Sunday, February 15, 2015 18 Comments

I’ve been sitting here for the last 30 minutes, staring at my computer screen, wondering what to write. For the record, you’re more likely to spot Sasquatch than… Read More »


Days of love and endless snow

In Blog, Wordless Wednesday On Monday, February 9, 2015 41 Comments

If you’ve read my recent post about Valentine’s Day, you’ll know that I’ve vowed to keep things PG-13 this year. And let me clarify before you get any ideas… Read More »


Valentine’s Day and other tragedies

In Blog, Crazy days, Recipes, Wordless Wednesday On Monday, February 9, 2015 33 Comments

With the exception of getting dumped on Valentine’s Day, I may win the title for V-Day disaster stories. Actually, this was worse than a breakup.     I… Read More »

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Winter storm Juno

In Blog, Wordless Wednesday On Monday, February 2, 2015 40 Comments

“Why are there handcuffs on my kitchen counter?” [silence] “Guys, this room is a mess, can you help me clean up?” [silence] “Does anyone want some hot chocolate… Read More »


Green curry mussels with pickled shallots

In Blog, Crazy days On Monday, February 2, 2015 11 Comments

A confession: I, Jessica, lover of all things seafood, defender of raw oysters, cult follower of everything clam, have never liked mussels. Sure, I’d order the occasional restaurant… Read More »

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Oh snowy day

In Blog, Wordless Wednesday On Monday, January 26, 2015 37 Comments

With all of the sun and fog and toes in the lake, it would seem as though we haven’t had our fair share of winter. I’m here to prove… Read More »


Red juice for technophobes

In Blog On Monday, January 26, 2015 7 Comments

Some cooks prefer to prepare food as naturally as possible. Pie dough with a food processor? Bread dough with a standing mixer? Not a chance. Isn’t that what your… Read More »