It’s that time of year again. Meyer lemons are everywhere. Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter… Oh, and in grocery stores. Thought to be a cross between a lemon and possibly a Mandarin orange, Meyer lemons are a delight. They are less tart than their pure counterparts, and have a delightful floral quality that brings so much to dishes that they’re used in. Continue reading →
I *think* it’s safe to say that the weather is turning cool. It sure looks that way this week. We’ve turned on the furnace. That means something, right? Though I do hope that it is still nice enough for a pleasant evening of Hallowe’en trick or treating.
It’s natural that when the weather turns cool, one’s culinary thoughts turn to things like warm breads, hearty stews and crunchy coleslaw. Wait… what? Continue reading →
My thumb is healing. Still bandaged, still can’t move it a lot or pick things up properly, but it’s healing. I’ve had to modify many activities, and think a whole lot more about my dexterity than I ever have. But I can do more today than I could last week, so that’s good.
I’m still keeping things simple though. No complex chopping, no elaborate meal preparation. Unless my wonderful husband is helping, which he has been. Continue reading →