Tag: summer

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Corn and Zucchini Salad

A nice recipe we found in the August, 2014 edition of Bon Appetit. Link here: Corn and Zucchini Salad with Feta. PrintCorn and Zucchini Salad From Bon Appetit magazine, August 2014.Ingredients4 ears of corn, husked Kosher salt 4 small zucchini […]


Sam Gets a Kiddie Pool

Somebody quite enjoys splishing and splashing in the water. For 7 bucks, you can’t beat it. We sat under the umbrella and sprayed her with the hose every now and again. She was rapturous.   Related posts: No related posts.


Recipe: Korean Fried Chicken

Light, crunchy batter. Spicy, firey sauce. What’s not to love about Korean Fried Chicken? This is the second or third time we’ve made this recipe, which originally came from the New York Times. Since then, we have found that you don’t […]


Recipe: Rote Grütze

A currant pudding, the recipe for which I found in this month’s issue of Martha Stewart Living. How fortuitous, considering we just harvested exactly six cups of currants!  As you can probably tell from the name, it’s a German dish. […]

cocktails, recipes

Cocktail Recipe: Mojitos

This photo got a lot of comments over on Facebook, so I thought we’d better share the recipe here, too! Yummy refreshing minty rummy drinks, after the jump. Related posts: Watermelon-Basil Mojitos Cocktail Recipe: Mint Juleps Gin Gin Mules Cocktail […]


Recipe: Maraschino Cherries

Making your own maraschino cherries couldn’t be simpler. And besides, who wants all that sugar and food coloring and preservatives when you can just have cherries and booze! Related posts: Recipe: Watermelon Rind Pickles Recipe: Franklin’s Espresso BBQ Sauce Recipe: […]


Apricot Conserve

There is nothing like an apricot right off the tree, nothing. Eating one is like putting a ball of sunshine in your mouth. Apricots from the farmers market are pretty darn close. Not perfect, but a lot closer than what […]


Recipe: Stella’s Potato Salad

Y’all may remember Stella, at least through her reputation as an excellent cook. Stella is our friend Laurie’s mom, and Stella makes the best, most kick-ass tamales you’ve ever met, bar none. One Christmas, Laurie brought a suitcase’s worth to […]