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No Comments We Made It To The Top Alan and I visited with Irene Webb, literary agent extraordinate, and her beau Michael in New Mexico in the Spring – April 2012 actually. Irene moved to Santa Fe from Santa Monica about 5 years ago after the kids went... Read MoreMonday, 03 December 2012 - Posted by
No Comments A Simple Pot of Beans aka Good Mother Stallard Remember that rhyme? “Beans, beans, are good for the heart. . ..” It was oh so funny when we were small. What is it with kids and farting? I wonder why farting is so funny? Curious. In any event…. My... Read MoreSaturday, 01 December 2012 - Posted by
No Comments An Autumnal Roast… Roasted Parsnips and Sweet Potatoes with Caper Vinaigrette (from Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi) My current favorite cookbook is Yotam Ottolenghi’s book Plenty. Although Ottolenghi is not a vegetarian – the book is about beautiful, delicious vegetables. Many of the recipes... Read MoreSunday, 18 November 2012 - Posted by
No Comments Dia De Los Muertos or Dia De Muertos And Chicken Chilaquiles Alan and I were getting ready to leave for Oaxaca for his 65th birthday and Dia de los muertos aka Dia de muertos.  Alex stayed home with the dogs and I was so grateful and appreciative and I knew he’d... Read MoreSunday, 11 November 2012 - Posted by
Comment (1) Autumn I love the Fall. I also love Winter, Spring and Summer. They all have good things. Fall has a beautiful quality to the light – and the air feels thinner and cooler even on a hot day. Beautiful colors –... Read MoreMonday, 01 October 2012 - Posted by
No Comments And Then There Were The Rellenos So, like I said, we were in Oregon, at Susy’s and Barry’s place on the Rogue River and they have this fabulous garden and I mean that – it’s truly fabulous and abundant and absolutely full of gorgeous vegetables and... Read MoreSunday, 16 September 2012 - Posted by
Comment (1) The Salmon Were Running It’s a fishing term – “the Salmon are running.” I think that’s what they were doing when we were in Oregon. On the night that I cooked dinner I asked Barry if he could get the freshest, wildest, local fish... Read MoreThursday, 06 September 2012 - Posted by
Comment (1) Graduation Party! Alex just graduated college – hallelujah!!! Our friends, and family gathered together, to celebrate him, a job well-done and his exciting future! Here are photos of Alex climbing half-dome as a youngster and graduating college – 10 years later. So... Read MoreMonday, 09 July 2012 - Posted by
Comment (1) B’July Fireworks When you’re a parent you remember lots of cute, endearing things that your children did and said when they were little. Ask any one of us. We could bore you to tears. I have to work hard to NOT talk... Read MoreWednesday, 04 July 2012 - Posted by
No Comments Soul Jam, Texan Visitors, and a Santa Barberan The weekend was filled with friends and family and, of course, food…. Friday night was quiet. After being rejected for a last-minute dinner date by our neighbors Susan Millmann and Steve Clare (I was trying to get them to go... Read MoreWednesday, 13 June 2012 - Posted by