Cooking Update

We’ve been cooking a lot. Not that that should be a surprise. It’s 18 meals a day, and 12 snacks around here. We do takeout once a week. It’s a relief. The kids have gotten more adventurous in their eating, but it’s not all fun and games. The most exciting thing is our CSA has… Continue reading Cooking Update

Planning for the Future

Today, the older boys school announced that they will be closed until April 14. By the afternoon, one of Harlan’s schools had come to the same conclusion. We are staring down one month of no plans. I still have to teach (online) until March 30, and I intend to do so, but it was blow… Continue reading Planning for the Future

Pumpkins Everywhere

One of our neighbors put up a spectacularly creepy set of homemade Halloween decorations while one party was out of town. Upon return, drama ensued and the decorations have been taken down. Interesting window into the lives of others. The boys are getting excited about Halloween, but I only have a full costume commitment from… Continue reading Pumpkins Everywhere

CSA Cooking with Greens

We have gotten the CSA once so far, and it’s great! I’m sure I’ll lose some enthusiasm for greens soon, but right now, they taste delicious! In our first box, we got radishes, turnips, bok choi, lettuce, spinach, arugula, two hot house tomatoes, rhubarb, as I mentioned. I made strawberry-rhubarb crisp (Barefoot Contessa recipe), which… Continue reading CSA Cooking with Greens