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Eggplant Potato Pizza

Tim has a series on our blog categorized “Why I Did That to You“. These posts are written for our daughters when they become older, wiser, and question the sanity of our family. Hopefully by reading his letters, our girls will gain some insight into our parenting philosophy (or lack …

Broccoli Bread

So, really, Shakespeare, what IS in a name? When it comes to the baby you’re carrying in your belly, lots. Lots of pressure to make your child’s name unique but not too unique. Pressure to come up with a name with longevity – one that is suitable for an infant …

Zucchini Critters

“Mommy, these zucchini critters are good!” – Linden, age 3 1/2, at dinner the other night after her first bite of what we told her were zucchini fritters or zucchini cakes but will henceforth be referred to as “zucchini critters” in our house

Green Beans with Toasted Almonds and Lemon

Alice Waters pretty much sums up my approach to food and cooking: “Eat locally and sustainably. Eat seasonally. Shop at farmers’ markets. (and I’d add: Join a CSA.) Plant a garden. Conserve, compost, and recycle. Cook simply. Cook together. Eat together. Remember food is precious.” – from The Art of …

Kale Chips

We’re drowning in kale here. While we love being members of the Delvin Farms CSA, we don’t love kale (well, Tim in particular doesn’t love kale… kale is bitter… and so is Tim). Our recent boxes have been overflowing with various varieties of this leafy green. Red Russian kale, Siberian …

Parmesan-Roasted Broccoli

“I do not like broccoli. And I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I’m President of the United States and I’m not going to eat any more.” – George H. W. Bush I, however, do like broccoli. My family, …