• Photos of Secular Easter in Texas

    By on April 12, 2009

    We had a wonderful Easter celebration with my husband’s family in Texas.  Here are some vignettes of the trimmings. ...

  • Hope for the Ocean’s Seafood

    By on March 29, 2009

    This entry is a follow up to yesterdays’ entry on overfishing which you can read here if you missed...

  • Overfishing

    By on March 28, 2009

    My non-fiction reading in recent months has been consumed with reading about overfishing. I’ve been a vegetarian for...

  • Lemon Cake and an American Poetry Anthology

    By on March 14, 2009

      I had a pleasant Friday evening last night interspersed with intervals working in my office, making a Lemon...

  • Veggie Sausage and Rainbow Chard Lasagna

    By on March 10, 2009

    This lasagna was delicious.  As a base recipe, I used this one from Martha Stewart (click here for the...

  • How to Make Frizzled Leeks

    By on February 27, 2009

    This is how we make frizzled leeks at our house. I like the brown crunchy ones...

  • Dandelion Salad

    By on February 24, 2009

    I made this treat for my husband today… “Winter Greens with Egg Salad” from my new cookbook Simply Organic...

  • My Youngest Daughter Turns Twelve

    By on February 13, 2009

    Our family birthday tradition includes my mother’s recipe of cut out cookies in the appropriate digits...

  • Leftovers in My Refrigerator

    By on February 9, 2009

    My refrigerator is jammed full as it usually is. My rotation of food includes creating leftovers everyday and...

  • Today Was My Birthday

    By on February 7, 2009

    I woke up to my youngest daughter having made me popovers for breakfast. After that sumptuous beginning of my...

  • Second Annual Empress Brunch

    By on February 6, 2009

    A friend of mine also has an early February birthday, so we have fun celebrating together during this birthday...

  • I Made Both the Platter and the Cookies

    By on February 2, 2009

    These cookies are the classic Toll House recipe, the original chocolate chip cookie recipe off back of the Nestle’s...