Posts Tagged: summer

Easy-Peasy Raspberry Fruit Tart With Shortbread Crust

Is this really my first post of 2014? Oops! It’s been a good and not so good year for me. My ever so understanding hubby bought me 2 shiny new bikes (sexy Italian carbon fiber for the road and good

Easy-Peasy Raspberry Fruit Tart With Shortbread Crust

Is this really my first post of 2014? Oops! It’s been a good and not so good year for me. My ever so understanding hubby bought me 2 shiny new bikes (sexy Italian carbon fiber for the road and good

When Tomato-geddon Strikes Make Cherry Tomato Jam

October may be just around the corner but don’t tell that to my overachieving Sungolds, they’re still running riot over the sunny patch of garden fondly dubbed Tomatoworld. These sweet, juicy, orangey little cherry tomatoes have pretty much taken over

When Tomato-geddon Strikes Make Cherry Tomato Jam

October may be just around the corner but don’t tell that to my overachieving Sungolds, they’re still running riot over the sunny patch of garden fondly dubbed Tomatoworld. These sweet, juicy, orangey little cherry tomatoes have pretty much taken over

Nothing Says, “I Love You,” Like Bourbon-ed Cherry Tomato BBQ Sauce

Salutations blogosphere, did you miss me? It’s been a long, eventful summer. Lots of familial excitement (the good, the bad, and the bizarre), creative redirection in the form of some short stories that have somehow become rampant novellas, and cardio

Nothing Says, “I Love You,” Like Bourbon-ed Cherry Tomato BBQ Sauce

Salutations blogosphere, did you miss me? It’s been a long, eventful summer. Lots of familial excitement (the good, the bad, and the bizarre), creative redirection in the form of some short stories that have somehow become rampant novellas, and cardio

Effortless Strawberry Shortcake With Lemon Zest Drop Scones

Our tiny little strawberry plants are still going strong, soaking up all that sun and rain in the race for strawberry-gedon. Growing up in an traditional Asian family, if I wanted baked goods I either had to go out and

Effortless Strawberry Shortcake With Lemon Zest Drop Scones

Our tiny little strawberry plants are still going strong, soaking up all that sun and rain in the race for strawberry-gedon. Growing up in an traditional Asian family, if I wanted baked goods I either had to go out and

Attack Of Strawberry Upside-Down Cake

Every summer our hardy little strawberries outdo themselves for a few weeks burying us with sweet succulent ruby red berries in an avalanche of vitamin C-packed goodness. Actually, these delicious titian gems are overflowing with perks, 1 cup contains 149%

Attack Of Strawberry Upside-Down Cake

Every summer our hardy little strawberries outdo themselves for a few weeks burying us with sweet succulent ruby red berries in an avalanche of vitamin C-packed goodness. Actually, these delicious titian gems are overflowing with perks, 1 cup contains 149%

Tequila-Lime Copper River Salmon

One of the many perks of living in the Pacific NW is the surfeit of amazing fresh seafood throughout the year but my favorite part of the year is the regrettably brief few weeks it’s Copper River salmon season. Summer

Tequila-Lime Copper River Salmon

One of the many perks of living in the Pacific NW is the surfeit of amazing fresh seafood throughout the year but my favorite part of the year is the regrettably brief few weeks it’s Copper River salmon season. Summer

Frozen Strawberry Margarita Pie (Or How To Make Friends & Influence People)

I’m not sure how it came about but the hubster’s nursing staff have been clamoring for pie and not just any pie, frozen strawberry margarita pie. So how did they find out about this delectable cold concoction? Apparently Dr. Blabberovsky

Frozen Strawberry Margarita Pie (Or How To Make Friends & Influence People)

I’m not sure how it came about but the hubster’s nursing staff have been clamoring for pie and not just any pie, frozen strawberry margarita pie. So how did they find out about this delectable cold concoction? Apparently Dr. Blabberovsky

Cherry Tomato Salad with Ginger-Miso Vinaigrette

As the summer draws to a close I’m literally harvesting a pound or more of cherry tomatoes every day. Having the luxury of being able to let them ripen on the vine means they’re so sweet and juicy that it’s

Cherry Tomato Salad with Ginger-Miso Vinaigrette

As the summer draws to a close I’m literally harvesting a pound or more of cherry tomatoes every day. Having the luxury of being able to let them ripen on the vine means they’re so sweet and juicy that it’s

Summery Salmon with a Warm Tomato-Sweet Corn Salad

My working hypothesis is that the majority of Pacific NW transplants came out to visit in the summer, were captivated by the Cascades on a sunny day, snarfled some fresh salmon and then promptly started scouring the want ads. And

Summery Salmon with a Warm Tomato-Sweet Corn Salad

My working hypothesis is that the majority of Pacific NW transplants came out to visit in the summer, were captivated by the Cascades on a sunny day, snarfled some fresh salmon and then promptly started scouring the want ads. And

Peachy Keen Shortcake With Candied-Ginger Scones And Vanilla Whipped Cream

Wow, where has the summer gone? There’s still a bounty of berries and peaches at the farmer’s markets but autumnal September is just around the corner. I better squeeze as much out of those juicy, slurpy peaches as I can

Peachy Keen Shortcake With Candied-Ginger Scones And Vanilla Whipped Cream

Wow, where has the summer gone? There’s still a bounty of berries and peaches at the farmer’s markets but autumnal September is just around the corner. I better squeeze as much out of those juicy, slurpy peaches as I can