One of my favorite features in Bon Appetit is R.S.V.P. Readers Favorite Restaurant Recipes. Here’s how it works- readers write in and ask BA to get recipes for them from their favorite restaurants. After acquiring the requested recipe, the magazine publishes the request along with the coveted recipe. I’ve found loads of great recipes over… Read More
Archives for July 2011
Remember last month when I joined the Secret Recipe Club?? So much fun. This month my assignment was to cook something from Katie’s blog: Betcha Can’t Eat Just One. Katie lives on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. She is a mom of three who teaches preschool and also runs a daycare… Read More
Remember last fall, when I had to accompany Brookie to Europe? We traveled through Spain, Italy and France on our two week vacay. I could go on and on, and bore you about every bite of pastry, pasta and gelato we consumed, but I’ll spare you and just say, Italy was the highlight of our… Read More
I love this time of year. No rushrush to get school work done before games or other activities. Love to water the flowers outside in my bare feet before anyone gets up. Love to watch baseball games with a big iced drink. Love that I can swing into a farmers market, or the regular old… Read More
Fun ideas for sinks and faucets, found at Country Living.
Remember the Strawberry Cream Cake I told you I made for Brookie’s birthday? Here’s the promised recipe. If you love Strawberries and Chiffon/Sponge Cake, you’ll love this. Cook’s Illustrated Strawberry Cream Cake adapted slightly from Cook’s Illustrated, May 2006 print recipe Cake: 1 1/4 cups cake flour (5 oz) 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4… Read More
This is our family go-to salsa.It’s made with canned, crushed tomatoes so youcan make it year round. It’s as good in December as it is in July. In July, just add some fresh cut tomatoes to freshen it up a bit. It takes about 5 minutes to throw together, and it’s as popular with kids… Read More