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Easter Brunch ’13

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Husby and I hosted Easter brunch for the second time this year. Menu features: French toast bake (from Pioneer Woman) Fingerling, leak, and mushroom fritata bangers bacon fresh berries Irish soda bread (supplied by my MIL) Chopped “Garbage” salad (supplied by my Aunt-IL) Bloody Mary bar, featuring homemade cucumber, mushroom, and asparagus pickles, and my […]

some quick thoughts on summer harvest

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

1. Yesterday I realized it was the middle of July and I had yet to eat a peach or a nectarine. I have been so focused on eating all the cherries that I was missing two integral July fruits. This has already been rectified by a trip to Eastern Market this morning. 2. At Eastern […]

Seven Things: to do to pass the time while husby is on nights

Sunday, July 8th, 2012

Husby just started his third year of med school, which means he’s finally seeing real patients in the real hospital and getting to do real things (like holding legs during labor and delivery. Was that TMI? oops.) And all of this real gets to happen at night for the next week. Which means we won’t […]

Seven Things: I can because I can

Monday, November 7th, 2011

I started canning things a couple years ago.  Our neighbor house had a couple pear trees, and was sitting vacant, so one afternoon at the height of pear season my brothers and I took the ladder and pillaged the trees.  We brought home a couple grocery bags full of pears, and one of the things […]