Thursday, September 18, 2008

Back from the Motherland

Salami with fresh figs, our first meal in Chianti

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

A Potluck to Remember

Crostini with farmer's market tomato and summer squash toppings, southern style potato salad, Alex's Grandma's apple topping with coconut and cinnamon, shortbread and cookies, spiced zucchini, corn on the cob, fruit salad with blackberries, red wine, chocolate, quinoa salad with fresh roasted corn, beans, and red peppers; farmer's market grapes, lentils with lemon and chard, and wasabi-almonds. 

Sunday, September 7, 2008

... and dessert

pear tart.
pears from our trees
cornmeal crust
lots of sugar and butter


Amir's favorite game is playing "where are the ingredients from...."
from our garden:
-basil,potatoes, chard, rosemary,zinnias....

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Nutritious & Delicious

Green Quinoa Salad

warm quinoa
olive oil
finely chopped onion
lots of thin sliced celery bits
baby greens sprouts
cubed raw tofu
cubed avocado

Very Refreshing!

Monday, September 1, 2008


Next stop, Tuscany !