Monthly Archives: April 2015

Dessert Tonight. Breakfast Tomorrow.

A recipe for Raspberry Ricotta Cake caught my eye in Gail Blakely’s column in the Falmouth Enterprise last week. The ingredients list showed so much promise that making it became a priority. Gail’s column was actually focused on making homemade … Continue reading

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Daffodils

harbingers of spring sunbeams tethered to the earth swaying in the breeze

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Spiralized Zucchini With Peanut Sauce

This dish is reminiscent of a dish called Dan Dan Noodles that a friend brought to an annual Labor Day cookout that we all attended in years past. It was a spicy noodle dish with a peanut sauce. Zucchini “zoodles” … Continue reading

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The Downhill Slide

We had lunch out on the deck on Saturday for the first time this season. No leaves on the trees as yet, but the ivy was basking in the sunshine and making a steady climb towards the sky. The ivy … Continue reading

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Spiralized Zucchini Sauce

Spiralized zucchini doesn’t have to be the pasta all the time. It can also be the main ingredient of a light, healthy sauce for angel hair pasta. It’s important to use fresh mozzarella here because it will start to melt into the hot … Continue reading

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Teetering on the Edge

Sitting here adding items to the calendar. Not quite within our grasp as yet, but we’re teetering on the edge of summer. Funny thing about summer. It  always seems to stretch endlessly in front of our winter weary eyes as we shed heavy coats … Continue reading

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Earth Day

Daylight comes earlier now. Bliss for an early morning person like me. Spring is always elusive on the Cape. Surrounded by cold water, we take longer to warm. This is happily coupled by our magical autumns that linger long after cold … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Corn Muffins

I really like the concept of using whole grains, but sometimes the texture of the end product leaves something to be desired. Too much wheat flour makes for a heavy product, and medium to coarse ground corn meal is too grainy … Continue reading

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Missing The Flowers

Happy to be home, but missing the flowers. I had hoped to come home to at least a few fledgling signs of spring, but the wait continues. After this past winter, the ground is struggling to warm up enough to allow the plants to … Continue reading

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Back To Reality

A week of Tinkerbell and fairy dust has come to an end. Disney still has the ability to spin magic for me. And given the throngs of people who frequent the place, I’m not alone. Already looking forward to going … Continue reading

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