Month: April 2008

Bookmark This Coffee Break: World Fair Trade Day

Here’s a day to count down to on your calendar:  Saturday, May 10 . . . World Fair Trade Day.  If you live anywhere near New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley, head on over to Women’s Work from 2-6:00 p.m. at 66 Main Street in Cold Spring.  Cecilia and her Fair Trade fellows will be hosting a coffee break, helping to raise …

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Beyond burgers

We’ve been eating out and about the last few days.  Big thanks go out to our backyard dinner hosts.  This meal stretched way beyond burgers.  My top side?  C’s cabbage salad! I also tested my new dillweed dip.  Not bad.  I’m going to run it through the nutrition counter and post it here soon.   

Curry favor

I broke out the curry for dinner last night.  Chicken curry doesn’t last long around our table.  Today I’m transitioning into a new herb rhythm.  How does fresh dill over cucumber wedges sound?  The combination tastes light and fresh.  Perfect for a warm spring day.

Cookbook Rummage

Every day is earth day here in the cookery.  I’m rummaging through a stack of used cookbooks I found at the library.  Instead of chucking these dusty volumes into the dumpster, someone placed them on the “Help Yourself” cart at a local library.  Some are great, others not so great.  But what’s old can be new again.  Marguerite …

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Batter Up Again

Mom and Dad knocked one out of the ballpark with this kids’ cake.  She baked this baseball celebration and he did all of the decorating.  Thanks for sharing the baseball fever!