Ramp Pizza

I finally feel safe saying that spring is here to stay (what a ridiculous thing to have to say in May), and with spring comes ramps! Ramps are a mild, oniony-garlicky plant that is one of the first things to grow once the winter fades away, so it shows up on seasonal menus and at farmers markets this time of year. I met my friend at our local farmers market for lunch last weekend, and we went home with the … Continue reading

Pomegranate Lemonade

Long after my ginger lemonade cocktails had been slurped down, the warm weather kept me craving more refreshing lemonade. But I wanted to experiment with a new flavor, and the pomegranate syrup I had leftover from my red pepper dip was the perfect addition. A healthy drizzle (about 3 tablespoons) of the syrup into my normal batch of lemonade (approximately 1 cup of simple syrup, 1.5 cups of lemon juice, and 4 cups of water) made for a tasty and … Continue reading

Stella Visits the Cherry Blossoms

Cherry blossom season really is one of the most beautiful times of year to enjoy DC. Stella and I went for an early morning (for us!) jog down to the Tidal Basin where the most flowers bloom to take in the pink, fragrant blossoms. We had so much fun together. Each breeze showered us with tiny petals that landed lightly on Stella’s fur. She looked so pretty, and she curiously examined the petals floating in the water. Stella was really … Continue reading