On the 4th of July I decided that we needed some sort of dessert and I wanted to use only what we had in the house.I looked in the fridge and saw that we had farm berries and butter. I quickly looked in the cabinet to make sure we had brown sugar, flour and oats.…… Continue reading Easy Summer Dessert – Berry Crisp
Summer is officially here, and so far it has been a very nice one. Before summer arrived, SC and I were really excited to get a new gas grill. We thought we would be more likely to use it during the week and figured we would still go back to our trusty (and amazing) charcoal…… Continue reading Summer Weekend
In New England we are definitely transitioning from Summer foods to Autumn meals…. and as I am doing that, I’ve decided to take a look back and see what some of my favorite meals of this past summer were.Definitely one of my favorite fresh meals was the Summer Vegetable Tarte Tatin that I made a…… Continue reading Summer Vegetable Tarte Tatin
On Thursday of last week I met a good friend for Crepes in Coolidge Corner. We met up at the Paris Creperie to talk about France and eat delicious crepes. It was a lovely evening! During our dinner experience, the hardest part for me was figuring out what to order – all of the savory…… Continue reading Crepes!
My morning was sort of funny today. I left the house without a smoothie and without coffee. I stopped at Honey Dew Donuts and ordered a medium iced coffee with milk and (in all caps as I was ordering) NO SUGAR, please. I was so thankful to have an iced coffee on my ride to…… Continue reading Salads and French Cooking
Wow. It is H-O-T out there. An hour ago it was 94 degrees in Providence. Tomorrow it is going to be even warmer! I hope you are all drinking a lot of water and staying cool somehow! Yesterday was another day when I did not have a planned out food day because I still had…… Continue reading Stay cool, bunnies!
I don’t know about you – but I have been close to melting this week. It has beensohot and humid and it feels so early in the season to be dealing with such weather… Thankfully Mark Bittman came to the rescue (as he so often does) with 12 recipes for different vichyssoise – always a…… Continue reading Bittman to the Rescue
…to stay? Wow, after this long weekend it certainly feels like summer is here to stay. We had hot, humid weather that was more like the middle of August rather than the end of May. The menu at home has also swung into total summer gear which is pretty great. On the menu this weekend:…… Continue reading Summer is here…
Hi All – Welcome to summer time in Boston! What on earth is going on? It was 94 degrees today in Boston…. so much for spring! The good news is that things are going back to a more spring like temperature tomorrow… maybe 60. I love temps that are about 65 – 70 (or even…… Continue reading Tuesday – Summer in Boston