Posts From Laura

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Homemade Strawberry Jam

Scarlett is an only child unless you count her three siblings: Sophie, Chloe and Simon. Our best friends, Susanne and Duncan Coutts, were always like family to my husband and

Vegetables

Ninety Second Gnocchi

You can probably relate to this story. You have a great meal planned for dinner. You’ve gotten the groceries. You’ve carved out the exact time in your day that you

Drinks

Fresh Berry Granita

I’m going out on a limb here, but I think I cook better at our cottage. I’m not sure if it’s the supreme relaxation, the sound of waves coasting onto

By Season

Lemon Blueberry Cake

Scarlett pulled a fever out of the clear blue sky one night and that left us house bound the next day. I actually like days we find ourselves house bound

By Season

Lasagna Roll-Ups

You won’t be able to wipe the smile off your kids faces after this meal. I can’t believe I didn’t think to do this myself. What Italian would overlook the

Dairy

Chocolate Chip Cookies

C is for cookie and that’s usually good enough for me to satiate my severe sweet tooth. In other words, I love a good cookie. Actually, I’ll even eat bad

By Meal Type

Basic Pancakes

I’m a pancake kind of girl. I grew up making a chocolate chip version every weekend with my mother. They were inspired by my favorite breakfast spot as a kid,

Summer

Kale Quiche

One Sunday afternoon, as I waited outside of Whole Foods for Dan and Scarlett to meet me, I sat catatonic. It was around 2pm and I was hitting the proverbial

Seafood

Tilapia (baked or fried)

Selecting the recipe for our weekly cooking playdate seemed like a no-brainer. Ceri and I were in a “fingers” mood (as in chicken and fish) for their ease and crowd

Lunch

Chicken Fingers

Have you ever noticed that any kid menu in the free world includes chicken fingers? It’s no wonder they become a staple in a lot of children’s diets. However, I