By Season

Nuts & Seeds

Coconut Muffins

I’ve really gotten into the swing of lazy, summer days. Scarlett and I spend most mornings doodling around the house before we set out for our day’s adventure. Without the

Snacks & Desserts

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

Summer

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

Winter

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

Snacks & Desserts

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 Ingredient

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

Breakfast

Vegetable Pancakes

I’m just going to confess right off the top that Esme did not like this dinner. In fact, I had to coerce her to even put a speck of pancake

Winter

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

Herbs

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