Last weekend I picked up some fresh cut peonies at my local grocery store. Sitting on my kitchen window sill, they look gorgeous in my white enamel water pitcher. During the week, I’ve lost a few blooms. I come home and they’ve dropped their petals, usually all over the floor. Still, didn’t mind cleaning up … More Peonies & Rainbow Chard.
So damn good. Like, for real, lemon chicken is amazeballs. I think that word is obnoxious, but, damn this was delicious. Of course it would be, it was inspired by Her Greatness, Ina Garten. I own five of her cookbooks. Someday I aspire to throw parties like Queen Ina. But if there’s one criticism I … More Lemon Chicken with Asparagus. So damn good.
Sometimes a manic desperation for risotto means you’ll resort to any means necessary, which includes substituting fresh lemon for sour mix because that’s all you have in your fridge. Yeah, it happened. It was totally edible to boot. Always a plus in any recipe. Asparagus Risotto, serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 cup Arborio rice 2 Tbs. … More Springtime Asparagus Risotto.
It might be a weekday, but the blustery weather is calling for pancakes. Plus I had some sour milk in the fridge so that finalized the decision. Initially, I sought to make lemon-raspberry pancakes. But then I saw the ginger and thought it sounded more seasonal. Have to say, I’m really happy how these turned … More Ginger-Lemon Pancakes.
My relationship with my local farmers market is back in bloom now that it has set up shop once again right down the street. The latest haul included carrots, radishes, zucchini, parsley, half-dozen farm fresh eggs, potatoes, beets, blueberries and small loaf pumpkin bread. Total cost: $24. While I was shopping I also sipped on … More Pocket salmon with carrot, parsley salad.
Today is Father’s Day, so be sure to go hug your dad/grandpa/uncle/stepdad/whatever father figure is in your life. Sorry if you have that George Michael song stuck in your head now, but understand I do too. To keep Dad happy we had steak for dinner. Steak: it’s man food. Along side the steak, I made … More First time try: lemon garlic broccolini