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Recipes for Homemade Croutons

Extra Easy Cheese Croutons

Today started out as one of those ethereal days where the sky is impossibly blue and the clouds are a fluffy jungle kingdom. You just want to be outside on a day like today, and we made sure to spend a lot of time outdoors. The kids and I rose later than usual, which is …

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How to Make a Great Salad

Earlier this week, Glamour Magazine’s Storked! blogger Christine Coppa asked readers what they like in salads. The responses were plentiful with ideas. Me? I like lots of veggies, a bit of cheese and usually a protein. Mmm. But that got me thinking about how my salad style has really changed. I used to think that …

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Homemade Garlic Croutons

“Hun, are you done with this bread?” That’s the kind of thing that Shawn might say to me while the leftover, slightly stale bread dangles inches from the trash heap . . . but not any longer. He’s now an official homemade crouton convert. I buy bread at the farmer’s market here every weekend. We …

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Fiddlehead Greens Salad

Fiddlehead greens are the edible grow of the ostrich fern, ripe from late April to early June in the Northeast. Enjoy them in this Fiddlehead Greens Salad. I was wandering the produce section of a local supermarket … I do that a lot … and came across these interesting greens right next to the sugar …

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