Several years ago I ordered a salad with watermelon, feta and black olives from a restaurant in my hood that has since closed. The salad was so pretty, with the watermelon and feta cut into equal sized cubes and served in a checkerboard pattern. It was topped with a sprinkling of chopped black … [Read More...]
We went to Sag Harbor to our friends' beach house for the 4th of July last summer, and my friend Danelle made a whole bunch of great salads using local, farm-fresh produce that everyone enjoyed all weekend. One of the highlights for me was an arugula salad that she made with pecorino cheese and … [Read More...]
I know, I know. You all think I am obsessed with beets. Half my friends tell me that they think of me every time they see/eat/read about beets after I wrote the 1 food, 5 ways: Beets article for Vegetarian Times. (Thanks to those of you who were my taste testers for the recipes - it took me several … [Read More...]
I love how versatile mason jars are. I use mason jars to store things I buy in bulk, like nuts, dried beans and grains. I serve drinks in mason jars at parties when I want a casual feel. I often give homemade treats, like granola, in mason jars. And I use mason jars as vases for bunches of flowers … [Read More...]
Today I'm sharing the deets of a ladies night garden party that I hosted in my backyard garden (and by backyard I mean shared outdoor space that we have in our building) for my book club. I wanted to play up the garden setting. I layered natural kraft paper and a burlap runner to cover the table, … [Read More...]
I know it's been a while since my last post. I've been enjoying my little ones (the little lady is almost 3 months old!) over the past few months. Having maternity leave over the summer is amazing. I'm loving long walks outside with the little lady in the stroller, mommy and me classes in the park, … [Read More...]
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