Posts tagged dinner
New Years Day And Jared’s Birthday

Over the last years we have tried to have a New Year’s Day Open House combined with a celebration of Jared’s birthday. Some years it works. Some years it doesn’t. This year it didn’t

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Roasted Butternut Squash

There’s always so much to look forward to each growing season isn’t there? We love Fall/Winter vegetables. Squash, root vegetables, and all. Truth is, we can get all vegetables all

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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

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A Simple Pot of Beans aka Good Mother Stallard

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 friend Kathy Patton taught me about beans. Real beans.

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An Autumnal Roast…

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 include

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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

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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.

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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

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