Foraging

So . . . what do all of these dishes have in common?

crab apple blossom drops with Meyer lemon sour mix
warmed olives with fava beans and rosemary
nasturtium pesto
watercress, nasturtium, and miners’ lettuce salad with pine nuts and fresh flowers
and braised dandelion and nettle with wild mushrooms

Yep - they are all made from ingredients foraged […]

Guess the Connection

Here, dear reader, a little game while the next post brews — can you guess what all of these dishes have in common?

crab apple blossom drops with meyer’s lemon sour mix
warmed olives with fava beans and rosemary
nasturtium pesto
watercress, nasturtium, and miners’ lettuce salad with pine nuts and fresh flowers
and braised dandelion and nettle with wild […]

Menu for an Autumn Celebration: Formal Dinner for 15

Here it finally is - a write up, complete with links, photos, and recipes from the dinner party, nearly two weeks ago.  I’m hoping this will mark the beginning of a marvelously dedicated regime of regular posts!
It occurred to me, after I began shopping for the menu, that the dishes I’d selected for our recent […]

Two Thanksgiving Menus

It’s dark, now, as I leave the office in the evenings, and I’m finding it harder to motivate for anything but curling up in a big chair with a book and a cup of tea. But the “to do” list seems to double in length daily, and somehow it seems like time is being trimmed […]

Tea For Twenty, a Menu

Will and his amazing fiancée, Mary, are getting married this weekend, so please forgive us for the dearth of posts this week. That said, my mom and I are hosting a shower for Mary and, determined not to suffer any less stress than they are, I decided to make most of the tea treats by […]