Summer

a cauliflower geek

It was Saturday morning, a hot morning in July. As always, we woke up thinking about the farmers’ market. Should we buy a side of salmon from Mike? Don’t forget the bacon. Would Michelle still…

cooking with my husband

If you walked into our small kitchen it might look as though the semi-circles we are dancing around each other are coordinated. They’re not. They’re of the moment, born of boiling water and butter that…

letting her fly.

This is our girl. Our Lucy girl. Lucy turned four this summer, a summer of laughter and splashing in the pool every day, a summer of long days playing in the yard, evenings at the beach,…

summer vegetable hash

One evening last week, I finally met Eric. My dear friend Sharon, who showed up on this website before Danny did, has been dating a man for nearly two years without me meeting him. This is…

smoked paprika-chipotle sauce

It started innocently enough. A few weeks ago, we had a picnic at the beach. Some good friends decided that the summer ending called for a little gathering. Three moms, one dad, and a bunch…