Articles for July 19th, 2011

Lemon, Lime, & Basil Shortbread Cookies

Lemon, Lime, & Basil Shortbread Cookies

We have so much basil growing in our backyard.  And we are totally obsessed with basil over here, so that’s a good thing. Last year we grew the same amount of basil but we didn’t use it very much–just in pasta dishes and pesto and the occasional caprese salad.  It’s sad to have a lot […]

Bitter Lemon

Bitter Lemon

When BFF Mark and I went backpacking in Europe (remember when we had graduate assistantships and loads of money?), I could say I was most impressed by the Louvre, or maybe the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam, or the Neuchwanstein castle in Germany… but all that would be a lie, because the thing that stuck […]

Chocolate Pots de Crème

Chocolate Pots de Crème

There is a small blizzard going on right now, and I have the privilege to watch it while sitting at my desk and peering out my window.  I LOVE the snow.  It’s even nicer knowing that I don’t have to go out in it today (although I really should be shoveling the driveway…).  Our furnace, […]