Tag: cooking

Farm to Table (with a pass through the kitchen)

Friday night we had a lovely dinner at Elderslie Farm. 

Frico Caldo

One of my favorite restaurants in the world is in Boulder, Colorado. Granted, I haven’t seen a whole lot of the world, but this one’s up there for sure. It’s called Frasca.

Corn Chowder

I used to live in the big town near where I live now, and the place to get corn was the parking lot of the Home Depot. A local farmer had a stand: Gaeddert Farms. Best corn I’ve ever had. Now we live even closer!… Continue Reading “Corn Chowder”

The kitchen. Part deux.

So we have the dishwasher in, and the freezer. The stove is in, but not the vent, so I’ve used it, but it is currently non-functional until the husband puts it in.

Farm to Table Dinner

One of the nice things that have started cropping up lately are farm to table dinners. Our local nature center hosted one on Sunday, and it was delightful.  Most of the produce, and all of the meat came from local farmers.  It was a… Continue Reading “Farm to Table Dinner”

Mixer vs. Cooktop, The Saga Begins…

Yesterday began the kitchen redo. We have a beautiful kitchen. Showroom quality. Which is because the prior owners went into the showroom and said “I’ll take it!” As a result, we have a mish mash of high-end looking but not really very functional appliances.… Continue Reading “Mixer vs. Cooktop, The Saga Begins…”

Pesto vs. Pesto

As noted before, we have an abundance of basil in our herb garden. We have three kinds, Mammoth Sweet, Genovese, and Red Rubin. So, FOR SCIENCE! The husband made pesto with all three.

Butterflies vs. Dill

So earlier this year, my beloved husband built a raised bed for our herb garden. It rocks.


I love pickles. When my nephew was a baby, he could say my name, but chose not to. I tried and tried to get him to say my name.


In our house, one of the husband’s favorite things is babaganoush. So I made some yesterday, we got some lovely eggplant at the farmers market.