Category Archives: food

Good Eats

We’re in the middle of good eats. Fresh fruits and vegetables are rolling in, and I’m digging through my recipes to find new ways to eat them. Our personal harvest started about a month ago, and now there’s always something … Continue reading

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Cherry Adventure

Last night, Josh and I took our usual walk around our neighborhood. While strolling down one of the streets, we suddenly noticed….. a cherry tree! The tree was loaded with cherries, and popping one into our mouths, we quickly realized … Continue reading

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Lilac Jelly

On our property, Spring rushes in with an array of sweet smells (hyacinths, lilacs, lily-of-the-valleys, and viburnum) as well as more pungent smells (wild onion, freshly mown grass, and natural wood chips). I love them all. Lilacs, however, hold a … Continue reading

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Homemade Ricotta: Couldn’t Be Easier!

What a delicious problem to have: too much raw milk. We were getting raw milk from a local farmer for about five months (which has since been cancelled due to our overreaching Michigan bureaucracy) and although we couldn’t seem to … Continue reading

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A Side-Benefit of Summer Break: Good Lunches

Summer break has arrived, and with it a renewed dedication to my blog (I hope).  I have so many topics and ideas that I can blog about (decor, gardening, recipes, life), it’s almost overwhelming! But I’ll take it one day … Continue reading

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Grocery Shopping Binder

There’s no graceful way to splash back into a blog that’s been sadly ignored for months.  So I’m going to pretend that it’s only been a day or two and jump into my topic for today: my new grocery store … Continue reading

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Tomato-Pesto Pizza

What is it about from-scratch cooking that is so satisfying? There are plenty of nights where it’s just not possible to do everything from scratch, and the meals vary along the spectrum of “throw-the-fish-sticks-and-french-fries-in-the-oven” all the way to “Caesar salad-with-homemade-dressing-with-homemade-croutons-with-freshly-grated-Parmesan-with-grilled-marinated-chicken”. And while … Continue reading

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