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Breakfast indulgences and garden notes on a rainy Thursday afternoon

We are enjoying a gloriously rainy morning, complete with rolling clouds and claps of thunder.  Holed up in the house, I spent the morning feeding Piper hot pancakes, scrambled eggs (from beautiful local hens), strawberry slices and orange juice.  I’m in the mood for breakfast lately, and frequently indulging in long drawn out meals with… Continue reading Breakfast indulgences and garden notes on a rainy Thursday afternoon

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A very quick note to wish you a Happy New Year’s Eve

Good morning and happy New Year’s eve!  We are just beginning to eat breakfast over here, my daughter and I.  She’s dipping cucumber slices into hummus (her favorite, why not?) and I’m about to mix up a cheery fruit smoothie.  I really wanted to share with you all a video that I find perfect for… Continue reading A very quick note to wish you a Happy New Year’s Eve

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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.