Sides

Vegetables

Vegetarian Dumplings

Esme’s been asking for dumplings for dinner for the past month. The child has never seen a dumpling so far as I know. I honestly don’t have a clue where

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Cranberry Sauce

In an attempt to reduce refined sugar, things have gotten a little nutty out there. There are certain things that, as far as I am concerned, require a whole heap

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Guest Blogger: Lisa, Brittany and Riley Make Pizza Muffins

One of the best things about Scarlett’s expanding social circle, now that she is at an age where she has “friends,” is the friends she brings into my life. Take

Lunch

Food Fight: Esme vs Goat Cheese Salad

Esme and goat cheese used to be tight. Like a daily lunch date tight. BFF’s. Then one day it was over. She kicked goat cheese to the curb and it

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Corn and Black Bean Salad

There’s nothing like corn on the cob from the local farms at my cottage. Really. I didn’t even used to like corn on the cob until I tasted the insanely

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Watermelon Salad

I first had this fantastic salad at the barbeque that Ben’s parents had for us the day after our wedding. A group of maybe 20 or so made the ferry

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Kale Pesto

5:30 am Ceri’s House Julian quietly jabbers and I realize he has slept through the night. Second time this week! Please God let this be the new pattern. I bring

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Zucchini Bread

Fridays are swim class days for Esme and her best friend Maude. They are in L-O-V-E with their teacher, Milton. It’s one part adorable, one part terrifying to hear them

Fall

Rapini

“Dad, this broccoli is terrible,” said Esme in her most earnest voice. “Why did you make this terrible broccoli?” Well, it wasn’t broccoli at all, it was rapini, and it