Food Pinterest for Dummies

Hi! I’m still alive. Many thanks to Tiffany for holding down the blog fort. There has been a lot of take-out in my house this last month, due to work and other conflicts, so there has not been much to blog. I’m getting back to my CSA ways, however, and should have a couple of … Continue reading

Ratatouille!

I never thought I’d say this, but I love ratatouille! I’ve always found it kind of gloppy. But when I had leftovers from the tart, I julienned them and found out that done just right, there is nothing gloppy or yucky about it! So this is more about my process than the ingredients, which are … Continue reading

Strawberry Purple Basil Sherbet

I’m calling this a sherbet though it may technically be ice cream. Mr. and Mrs. Wikipedia say that sherbet has between 1 and 2% milk fat. This recipe uses half and half, but has a pretty high water content from the strawberries. It’s more refreshing than creamy. I’ll let you decide. All I know is … Continue reading

CSA Margherita Pizza

This is my favorite pizza to date. Incredibly fast, incredibly delicious. Steeping the garlic and basil in the olive oil makes it incredibly flavorful. It uses stuff I will have in my CSA box for much of the summer: cherry tomatoes, garlic, basil. Huge hit with the husband and kid. Win! 1-2 cups cherry tomatoes, … Continue reading

Baked Chard Frittata

My CSA posted this recipe on their Facebook page last week and I knew I wanted to try it. But I ended up making a bunch of changes. A lot of chard recipes say to discard or save the stems for another use, but I like to use them with the greens when possible. The … Continue reading