Tag "Summer"

Snacks & Desserts

Quick Strawberry Jam

I’m feel­ing like a bit of a cheater this week. While all the par­ents I know are rapidly dete­ri­o­rat­ing in an end-of-the-school-year death spi­ral, I’ve got a bounce in my step. Many of you

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Fruit Salad with Cardamom Cider Dressing

When we decided to have a week com­pletely devoted to sal­ads I knew I couldn’t make a green salad. After all, Ceri is the queen of the green salad. I mean the lady has cor­nered

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Macerated Strawberries and Mascarpone Mint Parfaits

I’ve tapped out of everything. I can’t remember what to put in Scarlett’s book bag any longer, her lunch is a total after thought, dinner is a lost cause, hell,

Summer

Watermelon Limeade

This past weekend, on Saturday morning, the day before our annual street picnic, Scarlett decided that she wanted to have a lemonade stand during the gathering. Normally I would have

Vegetables

Green Goddess Salad

After bat­ten­ing down the hatches to any­thing new on their din­ner plates for the past few months, I’m sens­ing the kids might be about to open a win­dow. Well, maybe not

Lunch

Lemon Thyme Chicken Burgers

The only pos­si­ble rea­son that my home isn’t the set­ting of a hit real­ity show called “Will They Miss the Bus?” is that Mark Bur­nett has not stopped by at 8:05

Snacks & Desserts

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Summer is here! Summer is here!! Just in time for the school holidays, thank you very much. You never know how long the sun will stick around these parts, so

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Chocolate and Coconut Banana Pops

I don’t know about where you live but it has been insanely hot here. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not complaining. I love the heat and miss dearly in January.

Nutrition

Best of 2011: What’s So Great About Eating Sunscreen?

As a former beauty editor, this post from Kathy Magilton has always been a story I kick myself for never doing in the magazine–the use of vitamins to help aid

Soups

Watermelon and Tomato Gazpacho

My guy friends used to tease me that if you wanted to be in my good graces then don’t suggest I have anything to do with the three things I hate. They’d say,