The joy of our produce garden

Our cauliflower was nothing like our broccoli. I started wondering if it was ever going to blossom. I did a bit of research and sometimes wrapping them with twine helps. Within a week: Over abundance! This was only half of what we grew… I decided to use a recipe of a chef I admire immensely….

Produce Garden is flourishing

This past week has been full of beautiful bright sunshine. The family produce garden is flourishing! It has been exciting to go out to the garden and see the growth. The red runner beans were one of the most biggest surprises. Growing by seeds they did well in the germination process. Once we moved them…

Grilled egglplant topped with tomatoes & basil slaw

This week has been so beautiful in the Northwest. Along with my daughter being a vegetarian it has been so perfect firing up the grill every evening. A blank canvas, fresh local ingredients & being able to walk out to my produce garden and see what can be added to enhance our meals. INGREDIENTS: 1…

A stormy evening calls for comfort culinary eats

As looking out at the stormy weather & water so ever choppy. My son Bren says “can we have some warm tortillas with chicken and cheese for dinner?” It was not the plan for dinner, however it was a easy switch. As the tortilla dough is resting I prepared the barbecue chicken, Beechers handmade cheese,…