Every year it seems like I go a little crazy at the Hood River Fruit Sale in my neighborhood– and then in the weeks that follow I try to figure out what to do with all my fruit….
Last week I told you about the bake sale we had in honor of 9/11 and firefighters everywhere.
The generosity of family, friends and neighbors resulted in almost $300 dollars we were able to raise on their behalf. I’d hoped to buy a present for the firehouse, but it turns out individual stations are not allowed to accept gifts — except for food….
One of my favorite ways to feed people at my house — whether it’s for four or forty — is to make giant sheet pans of different kinds of pizza. I then like to cut up those pizzas in small pieces so everyone can try as many assorted flavors as they’d like.
I serve it warm –then let people really go to town….
Three words that never fail to delight me:
Girls Night In.
It was after a recent Girls Night Out that I had my Eureka moment.…
Last week Charlotte was a camp counselor at a great place in town….
When I first spy those lovely ears of corn showing up en masse and piled high at the market, I know just what I want to eat.
Corn Salad. …
In the four days since I’ve been back, it’s been wall-to-wall catching up with friends, and happily being on the receiving end of endless generosity….
Saturday morning found me early morning traversing the well-worn paths of the PSU Farmers’ Market and coming home with a three pound catch of the best kind.
Fresh fava beans.…
I may like to cook more than the average gal, but I know when the weather is this hot, I want to visit my kitchen primarily for iced coffee, Kombucha or Sauvignon Blanc refills as the day unfurls into another balmy night.
Who feels like cooking when it’s almost 95 degrees out?…