In spite of all my efforts to ground the family with home cooking, last week felt a little discombobulated. Traffic, lack of access to our regular spots and the general play-it-by-ear modus operandus… let’s just say that disruption was inevitable. So… this week is a bit of a reset. We need some solid downtime to re-energize for the busy few months that we have ahead. The stretch to Summer is a long one and we […]
I’m really digging my new approach to the fridge. It’s given me the structure I need to get what we have on hand eaten and enough freedom to take it a day or two at a time. Some of last week’s raw veggies have taken on cooked forms in this week’s Cooked/Prepared List – peppers and onions went into my lentil stew and carrots went into the household’s favorite muffin.
We’ve been looking forward to strawberry picking since we got our first taste of the hydroponic beauties at the Triangle Farmer’s Market in early January. The memory of those darned January berries had my mouth watering all morning so you can only imagine how disappointing it was to take a bite and feel my mouth pucker. Not good. The 8yo noticed right away, too. Really not good, seeing as how we had just made it […]