Monthly Archives: August 2014

Raw Angel Hair Zucchini Pasta . . . Buon appetito!

“When in Rome, do as the Romans do!”  So, the expression goes.  But this girl simply isn’t in Rome . . . at least not today.  Today, I am right here.  Where might here be?  For today, here is a place in my recent memory of all things sunny and warm . . . here… Read More


Something I am loving right now . . . Charentais Melon!

Sitting there was a pile of Charentais melons . . . aka French cantaloupes.  All cantaloupes are members of the Cucurbitaceae family along with nearly all other melons.  But it is no mistake, a Charentais melon is . . . spécial.  Most things French are . . . oui?  Or chic, at least. A highly valued… Read More


Not Your Regular Peanut Butter Cookies . . .

My kids are finishing up their first week back to school . . . meaning my morning routine is nothing like my lazy summer mornings.  Oh no, not at all.   I can wish but the vacation is over.  The alarm rings and no time for snoozing.  I am downstairs in the kitchen getting breakfast… Read More