Summer

By Ingredient

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

Fruits

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

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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

Summer

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

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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

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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

Lunch

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

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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

Poultry

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

By Season

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