Monthly Archives: May 2010



Lunch for me is usually something pretty basic, constructed out of what was in the fridge. That doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be talked about — I don’t know about you, but I always forget that simple is good. Lunch today was simple. And good. Hummus Wraps Whole-wheat tortillas, one per […]

Basics: Hummus Wraps


I want to ramble about my yard for a bit. Well, actually, I want to ramble about a bunch of things, but it all ties into our berry bushes, fruit trees, and most recently, the three veggie boxes we’ve been putting in over the past few weekends. I got interested […]

The Mini-Farm




Smoked Turkey Tetrazzini Completed 2
The original Tetrazzini was one Luisa Tetrazzini, an Italian opera star. Legend has it that a chef at a hotel invented this dish in her honor, sometime between 1908 and 1910. Since then, it’s evolved in many ways, but remains at its roots a creamy pasta casserole with mushrooms and […]

Smoked Turkey Tetrazzini


I promised ages ago that I’d upload this recipe when I had a food blog. Well, I have a food blog. So, I suppose it’s only fitting that it gets to be the first recipe. “Paglia e fieno” is Italian for “straw and hay”. Usually, it’s a dish made of […]

Zuppa di Paglia e Fieno