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Sunflower Cookies

While on our way to storytime at the downtown library last Wednesday, we stopped into our favorite place to buy bread in Nashville. After picking up our sourdough boule (unsliced, please), we were on our way upstairs to see the Professor and Mary Mary.

Crispy Gnocchi with Fresh Peas and Bacon

What do you call it when you have to go the bathroom really badly? A “pee-mergency”! And, if you go in the bathroom American and you come out American, what are you while you are in there? You’re a pee-ing! (European)

New York City

My wife is an exceptionally committed mother. In the 3409 nights that have passed since Aspen’s birth, Jenn has spent but a handful of nights away from her girls. 6 nights to be with her mom as she fought off cancer 2 nights to give birth to Oakley 2 nights …

Sugar “Snap, Crackle, and Pop” (‘Em in Your Mouth) Peas

Sugar snap peas are one of our favorite vegetables because they’re easy to grow and even easier to eat. In French they’re aptly named “mange tout” which means “eat all”. No shelling is needed, but if the pods are stringy, remove the strings by snapping off the stem ends and …

Sour Cherry Turnovers

Forget Dorothy’s slippers. Take a look at these ruby beauties! Fresh sour cherries. Also known as tart cherries – and with good reason. Unlike sweet cherries, such as Bings and Rainiers, these glassy red orbs are too tart for eating out of hand, at least for me.

Strawberry Preserves

Earlier this month in Nashville, the rains came down, the floods came up, and a building floated down the interstate. We were lucky and escaped with only a wet basement. However, many more were not so fortunate, including “our” farmers, the Delvins, who lost 70% of their crops, including about …

Our love for Delvin Farms permeates the web…

We’ve talked many times before about our love for Delvin Farms, and that love continues to grow as they’ve fought through major flooding issues without complaint. Well, this week, our love for Delvin led Jenn and Lindy to be featured on the Brentwood Homepage. [Click here for the original article.]