Lemon Bars: Sayonara Sweet Summer

Posted by Nancy in Blog, Recipes, Sweets on 21 September 2012 | 0 Comments

Here in the Northwest, our summers are short.  We patiently (and soggily) wait for months on end for her grand arrival.  By spring, we all have webbed feet.  In June, the anticipation is palpable while we cross fingers for a dry Fourth of July.  Come July 5th, it finally happens…Yes, ‘July 5th’.  For that is […]

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Blood Orange & Beet Salad

Posted by Nancy in Blog, Dinner on 14 September 2012 | 0 Comments

I can’t help but notice all of the gorgeous beets at my local farmers markets.  A couple weeks ago, my husband took the kids for a hike and I had some much needed “me” time.  My activity of choice?  Hitting up the local bakery followed by leisurly perusing at my favorite farmers market.  It was […]

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Daddy’s Favorite Pesto: Anytime of the Year

Posted by Nancy in Blog, Dinner on 09 September 2012 | 0 Comments

If you don’t make your own pesto, I implore you to do so.  Easy, quick, versatile and best of all: scrumptious!!  With minimal ingredients and fresh, organic basil widely available at the market (or maybe you grow your own), I find myself leaning on pesto when I’m in a pinch for a quick dinner. To […]

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Blueberry Ricotta Cornmeal Cake: Hooray for Half-Birthdays

Posted by Nancy in Blog, Fruit, Recipes, Sweets on 29 July 2011 | 0 Comments

We’re big on birthdays in our house.  I’m not entirely sure why.  Perhaps it’s a direct function of the proximity of Kate Margaret and Carter’s birthdays.  My little Irish twins are exactly 51 weeks apart which lends quite well to a whole week of celebrating.  Of course, I planned having them perfectly spaced as such…a […]

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