There once was a barren land with nothing growing but grass and wild thyme around our house. Soon, we started mapping out a plan to put in a vegetable garden. Great idea! I thought we would have a quaint little garden. We have been caring for this (not-so-quaint) garden all summer and things are flourishing. Especially… Read More Zucchini Recipes: Round 1
We were hiking through some beautiful, soaked fields (as is typical of New England springs) on a gorgeous warm and sunny evening. The sun was setting as our sextet, comprised of mothers and babies in carriers, trekked onward over small streams and through the dappled sunlight of the forest we came upon the beds of beautiful, vividly green… Read More Spring Harvest: Ramp Pesto!
I have put myself in a quick timeout (NQGBebe is napping!) to let you in on how to make a delicious winter fruit salad! I have never really been fond of fruit salad. Browned bananas, canned peaches and fruit cocktail come to mind. That was before this recipe came across my radar screen. Bosc pears, tart apple,… Read More Time Out: Winter Fruit Salad
Eggplant and I never really saw eye to eye when I was growing up. I am certain my young self thought it was a foreign and exotic vegetable. The few times I had it as a kid, I deemed it as a soggy, mushy mess with no taste. Move over kid memory….it is time to grow… Read More Baked Eggplant Parmesan
The warm, sunny summer day was leading toward a darkening sky and with it the temperatures dropped. I knew rain was not far behind – grilling out on this particular night was not the best option. Luckily, I came across this recipe for crispy peanut tofu stir fry recently from The Minimalist Baker and knew I had… Read More Take out at Home: Crispy Tofu Peanut Stir Fry
I would like to share a simple, easy summer salad recipe with you today. This is a no cook recipe which makes it a snap to prepare when the weather is hot and humid outside. The fresh squash pairs nicely with the fresh herbs. There is a tiny kick from the red pepper flakes along with a bit… Read More Raw Summer Squash Salad