Summer · Uncategorized

Banana bread with Piper, Happiness Soup, and Iron & Wine in the afternoon.

Our afternoon was bathed in sunlight and peace.  I had just transferred some laundry when I felt it; the dining room was all glowing and the wood floor was warm on my bare feet.  I put on some Iron & Wine, who I hadn’t heard in a while, and felt blown away by Sam Beam’s… Continue reading Banana bread with Piper, Happiness Soup, and Iron & Wine in the afternoon.

Uncategorized · Winter

On the Food Truck Rally, a quick and yummy breakfast, and some tips for your garden.

Last night, we ate crispy Brussels sprouts in a balsamic vinaigrette and rice noodles fried on a hot griddle and loaded up with lots of carrots, juicy slices of mushroom, cilantro, crushed peanuts and beansprouts all at Lakeland’s Food Truck Rally downtown (thanks, Off The Griddle!).  Crowds of folks and their families gathered in Munn… Continue reading On the Food Truck Rally, a quick and yummy breakfast, and some tips for your garden.

Autumn · Uncategorized

On two-hour special marinara sauce, hazelnut chocolate, acai sorbet, & merlot.

One onion, 5 cloves of garlic, 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of chili flakes, 1 tablespoon of dried oregano, 28oz crushed tomatoes, 28oz of whole peeled tomatoes, 1/4 cup dry white wine, 2 tablespoons of butter (or equivalent if you’re vegan like we are), 2 teaspoons of sugar, 1/2 bunch of basil, salt and pepper.  These humble… Continue reading On two-hour special marinara sauce, hazelnut chocolate, acai sorbet, & merlot.