Herb + Cheese Meatloaf Muffins

September 10, 2014

So many of my recipes come together on the spot without much of a plan. I furiously begin writing down ingredients and taking photos. These meatloaf muffins started out as meatballs. But halfway through making them I though it would be nice to have a jumbo meatball. And then I realized that a muffin tin […]

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Summer Vegetable Salad

September 30, 2013

Summatime, summatime, sum sum summatime. As the days grow shorter, so does our time left with summer produce. Lovely tomatoes. Fresh okra. Crisp green beans. Peppers that bite. They all come together in this salad that is as healthy as it is delicious. The star of the show is fresh lima beans I picked up […]

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2013 Garden Update 2

August 15, 2013

Updates from Matt: I’m kinda wishing I had done one of these posts a few weeks back because the transition photos are impossible to compare!  Here’s back in April and May: And here’s now! Early morning shade makes it hard to distinguish anything but it’s clearly booming!  In the front you can see that the […]

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Udon Noodle Stir-fry

January 24, 2013

A simple dinner!!! I love the chew of udon and soba noodles. They both have a bit more heft over semolina pasta. I also REALLY REALLY love sunflower butter!! Big surprise there. We took some stir-fry veggies (broccoli, mixed mushrooms, sliced peppers) and cooked them in a bit of soy sauce and water on the […]

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Happy Feet

September 27, 2012

Just kickin’ it around here! Mazen’s new booties in preparation for our farm wedding next weekend! I also ordered some denim items from Old Navy on sale – so cute! Hope they fit! Check out the red cords too ; ) Man is it nice to have Matt home in the mornings. I know it […]

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A Peck Of Peppers

August 12, 2012

We’ve had a wonderful day from lunch through dinner! Today’s weather here was just PERFECT! Still balmy with cicadas, but cool enough that there’s just a touch of autumn in the air and it’s totally comfortable outside. Mid-morning Matt and I went hiking on the Monticello Trail. 4 miles up and down – cool and […]

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Three’s Company

July 29, 2012

Busy packed day!! Karen and I said farewell to Mom + Dad (crazy the next time I see them I will most likely have a baby!) and departed for Cville around 11:30 this morning – sandwiches in tow! Leftover London Broil with provolone, tomato, mustard and pickle for me Plus we each took a plum […]

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