Archive for June, 2007


Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

The baby’s crib, changing table, rocker and ottoman are being delivered some time between 2:30 and 5:30 today. Husband and a friend will assemble the crib tonight. We’ll get a mattress this weekend. Soon nesting, real nesting, can begin. Also, there are only 60 days until my due date. How did that happen?! It’s gone […]

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Another Flavorful Side Dish

Monday, June 25th, 2007

Shirl asked for pea recipes because her garden is overrun with them. So here’s one I hope you’ll like! Braised Lettuce and Peas with Scallions 1/4 cup butter 4 Bibb (Little Gem) lettuces, halved lengthways 2 bunches scallions, trimmed 14 oz. shelled peas (about 2 1/4 lb. in pods) 1/2 cup water Salt and ground […]

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When It’s Too Hot to Cook

Monday, June 25th, 2007

This was tasty and easy to make. The smell of frying basil was heavenly. Tomato, Bean, and Fried Basil Salad 11 oz. cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 14 oz. can of mixed beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup of fresh basil leaves 5 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil salt and ground black pepper to taste […]

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