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Posts from the ‘Food Musings’ Category

Taste of Summer- Pesto and Pickles!

I admit it, I’m a sucker for the sweet tastes of Summer! Peaches, strawberries, corn, peas, and my most favorite- refrigerator pickles and my Mom’s pesto!!
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Summer Flavors- My Mom’s Pesto.

One of my most favorite things is my Mom’s pesto.  I remember loving it as a little kid, helping her pick the basil and eating it so often.  I’ve been told that I was asked what we were having for Thanksgiving, and I responded with, “Spaghetti with Green Leaves Sauce”.  When my teachers called my parent to inquire what horrific thing they were feeding me, my mother laughed and explained, though also telling her we were indeed having Turkey.
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Weavers, Natural Dyeing, Fractal Spinning, a Sprinkle of StevenBe with a Dash of FoodPorn

A couple of weeks ago I had a jam-packed week in Minnesota! I love coming to Minneapolis, and this trip certainly didn’t disappoint. Food, Family, Steven Berg, yarn..  what more could a trip ask for?
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Spring Grilling! Lamb Burgers with Mint Pistachio Pesto

One of the hardest things about winter is the lack of fresh herbs.. and the cold days.. and endless grey.. and the cold nights.. OH whatever, It was a hard winter, and I’m so excited the sun is warm and it’s grilling season!!  This is one of our favorites!
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Another Fall, Another SAFF Goneby!

It’s hard to believe it’s November and another SAFF has gone by!   It’s like a roller coaster ride.. the slow tick to the top and a whirlwind fun ride that’s over before you know it!! And what a ride it was!  Full of yarn and sheep and bright leaves on the mountain, with a little chocolate, tacos and beer on the side!
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