RSSEating Locally, Homecooking, Gardening

Grilled Caprese Lasagna Recipe

Grilled Caprese Lasagna Recipe

| June 23, 2010 | 8 Comments

Hello, my name is Sarah and I am a fresh mozzarella, tomato and pesto addict. We eat it as a salad, on bread, over pasta and mixed into baked potatoes. And now … we even have a go-to lasagna recipe that’s perfect for summer. This grilled lasagna is super easy to make. It can be […]

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Strawberry Season Starts … NOW?

Strawberry Season Starts … NOW?

| June 2, 2010 | 1 Comment

Do you love strawberries? I do! When I was a little girl, I would eat them dipped in confectioners sugar. … Or straight from the vine if we went strawberry picking. If you have ever eaten one from the vine, you know that the sweet, warm berry is enough to make you close your eyes […]

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Gardening: First Glimpse 2010

Gardening: First Glimpse 2010

| May 30, 2010 | 1 Comment

This is the garden I have always dreamed of having. So excited that my efforts last year are paying off this year. Next week … a look at the veggies.

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Ramps, and a Delicious Quick and Easy Ramp Pesto

Ramps, and a Delicious Quick and Easy Ramp Pesto

| May 11, 2010 | 5 Comments

This quick and easy recipe for Ramp Pesto uses the seasonal wild onion to make a bold pesto that my kids and I love. Meet ramps … In the bowl pictured above are some chopped ramps, a wild onion that grows in the Eastern part of the United States and Canada. Also known as a […]

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Earth-Friendly Changes, and Eating Local

Earth-Friendly Changes, and Eating Local

| January 14, 2010 | 10 Comments

Do you know where your food comes from? Yes, you probably know where you purchased it. But do you know where it was before it entered that store? Some people do, but many people do not. I am not even sure if the majority of people think about these things. But I do. These are […]

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Marinated Flank Steak Recipe

Marinated Flank Steak Recipe

| December 18, 2009 | 2 Comments

Some foods you grow up with, so they naturally become a part of your adult eating repertoire. Other foods you discover as an adult and fall in love with. Flank steak falls decidedly into the second category for me. Honestly, I hadn’t even heard of flank steak until a few years ago when I spied […]

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Apple Picking in November

Apple Picking in November

| November 9, 2009 | 4 Comments

The sky turned a brilliant blue today … better than anything Crayola could imagine. And the temperatures were downright warm — along the lines of what we expect from early October, but certainly not November. It was just one of those gloriously beautiful Sundays. A day like today should be spent outdoors, enjoying the weather […]

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Putting Up for Winter So We Can Eat Local

Putting Up for Winter So We Can Eat Local

| October 7, 2009 | 3 Comments

Eating local in the winter has always been an enigma to me. Where do you find local produce during the New England winter? I really let snow, harsh temperatures and a lack of understanding come between my family and the tastiest local foods. But earlier this summer, I had an epiphany — it’s not about […]

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Fertile Friday: Back Again

Fertile Friday: Back Again

| September 12, 2009 | 2 Comments

Say hello to my little friend … Oh, yes, we finally have pumpkins. Quite a few in fact. So I am cautiously (after this season of rain, rain, rain, blight, heat, heat, heat, who wouldn’t be?) optimistic that we may actually get to harvest some pumpkins this season. Here’s to hoping.

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Fertile Fridays: Thank Goodness for Rain

Fertile Fridays: Thank Goodness for Rain

| August 22, 2009 | 2 Comments

Earlier this summer, rain punctuated each day. We were in a state of constant gray, which was anything but fun. These past few weeks have been quite the opposite — A string of hot, unyielding humidity and anything by rain. The plants have been drooping and sagging under the heat of the sun. It’s like […]

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