In 52-week challenge, Blog On Thursday, July 24, 2014 0 Comments

Once in a while we hit a homerun with our mystery food challenge. And who would have thunk that it would be with a vegetable that I’ve never… Read More »

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The beauty of solitude

In Blog, Wordless Wednesday On Monday, July 21, 2014 42 Comments

We’ve had so many guests in recent weeks that it feels empty at the lake when they leave. But when I think about why we left the city for the… Read More »

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Bialas Farms CSA: Week 4

In Blog, Crazy days, CSA On Sunday, July 20, 2014 5 Comments

Week 4 of our summer CSA has come and gone, this week bringing some of the usual staples (garlic scapes, herbs), but also some new vegetables (mariachi peppers!… Read More »


Sunflower microgreens

In Blog On Thursday, July 17, 2014 3 Comments

I bought some sunflower micro greens at the store recently and was impressed by how much the greens really do taste like sunflower seeds. If you dug around a… Read More »


A weekend with friends

In Blog, Wordless Wednesday On Monday, July 14, 2014 40 Comments

Our first week at the lake has come and gone, but it was an event-filled week with our good friends visiting from San Francisco for the 4th. I’ll… Read More »

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Bialas Farms CSA: Week 3

In Blog, Crazy days, CSA, Recipes On Sunday, July 13, 2014 6 Comments

I’ll be honest, I was considering skipping a post altogether after last week. With all of our guests visiting Wednesday through Sunday, I cooked pretty much non-stop with… Read More »



In 52-week challenge On Thursday, July 10, 2014 4 Comments

There are times when I know that a vegetable isn’t going to go over well, and I employ brute force tactics. My kids’ have recently become obsessed with… Read More »

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When your sister gets engaged…

In Wordless Wednesday On Monday, July 7, 2014 44 Comments

I heard some exciting news over the Winter. My sister announced that she’s getting married. It’s been almost 10 years since I tied the knot with Rodney and… Read More »


Bialas Farms CSA: Week 2

In Blog, CSA, Recipes On Monday, July 7, 2014 3 Comments

We’re into week 2! We picked up our CSA box on Saturday and spent another great week cooking more vegetables than we can usually handle. This week’s box… Read More »



In 52-week challenge On Thursday, July 3, 2014 4 Comments

There are days when everyone is subdued and sitting on the edge of their stools, waiting to sample their new mystery food. And there are days when the… Read More »