Produce Pantry

My kitchen is overflowing with wonderful fall produce. As sad as I am about the coming cooler weather, it has been such a treat to see new foodthings to buy, cook, and enjoy. Trader Joe’s has had some whimsical displays of these fairy tale pumpkins, and I wanted one every time I walked past. I think it would look great on my kitchen table. And when I came home the other night, David had one waiting for me! It is … Continue reading

Live Off the Land

My family planted a beautiful garden this year, and it has produced a lot of delicious vegetables. Even more are still growing and ripening! I was lucky enough to do some picking myself, and I am amazed at the backyard bounty we have ready to eat. I picked all kinds of peppers (red, green, jalapeƱo), a cucumber, string beans, cherry tomatoes, a huge tomato, and a beautiful eggplant. I am most impressed with the eggplant because I’ve never seen one … Continue reading

Bountiful Harvest

Getting farm-fresh produce delivered is the greatest invention ever! Why haven’t I done this before?! I have many friends who get local fruits and veggies brought to them, and I’ve always been intrigued by the idea. Now that I’ve done it, I totally love it. It is so fun getting a bag full of unique and delicious items, things I might not see or buy on my own. It’s a rewarding challenge to figure out ways to use up the … Continue reading