Posts Tagged ‘Lemon’
Friday, May 16th, 2014
When I think of spring – as far as food goes – green peas immediately come to mind.
I think it’s because green peas are not only one of my favorite springtime foods, but also because they remind me of the green buds on trees. And if you live in a place where it snows, you will know exactly what I mean when I say that buds on the trees in spring are a most welcome sight. (more…)
Friday, May 2nd, 2014
When I was younger, I hated any and all lemon-flavored desserts with a passion. Lemon bars, lemon meltaway cookies, and even lemon meringue pie were all on my list.
(But oddly enough, I was a big fan of super sour lemon-flavored WarHeads candy – does anyone else remember those? Incidentally, I consider this proof positive that there is no rhyme or reason to kids’ tastes.) (more…)
Monday, October 14th, 2013
It’s October. It may or may not be snowing profusely where you are. (Although I’m not there now, where I come from, it more than likely is snowing profusely!)
I realize that.
So what am I doing posting a frozen beverage? (more…)
Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
First I have to thank all my wonderful readers who sent me emails, messages, or comments on my big announcement that was hidden at the bottom of my last post. If you didn’t catch it, Mike and I moved to Kuwait. We are thrilled to be starting a new chapter of our lives and I am excited to bring you updates as we explore our new home. Can I just say that I have the best readers ever?
Ok, so let’s talk about this salad. (more…)
Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
There was this cute little café that I used to frequent with a friend for lunch. It was just this hole-in-the-wall from the outside, but it was decorated in a charming, eclectic way inside. The food was quirky and full of charm too. (more…)
Friday, February 8th, 2013
Last weekend I had big plans for the gigantic bag of organic lemons that had taken up residence on the bottom shelf of my fridge. Pushing thoughts of lemon bars, lemon curd, candied lemon peel, lemon sorbet, and lemon pie out of my head, I decided on lemon marmalade.
Since the title of this post wasn’t “Lemon Marmalade” you can probably guess that something went wrong along the way. (more…)
Sunday, March 20th, 2011
A while ago I was incredibly lucky to win a giveaway that was hosted by my friend Katerina of the lovely blog, Culinary Flavors (thank you so much, Katerina!). The prize was a beautiful assortment of Greek specialty foods, including the delicious Greek pasta Hilopites, which are small, square noodles made with milk and eggs. (more…)
Wednesday, January 26th, 2011
Growing up I had weird tastes for a kid. Of course there were a few normal kid-repellers that I didn’t like (such as Brussels sprouts and sauerkraut), but there were also a few that I did enjoy, namely, beets. (Beets are a funny thing…I’ve found that most babies love them, most kids hate them, and most adults will eat them. What a vicious cycle!) (more…)
Tuesday, January 11th, 2011
Cold nights long call for hearty, warming meals the way birthdays call for cake and snow days call for pajamas and steaming cups of hot cocoa. We’ve been having our share of snowy, cold weather here since late fall, and along with it plenty of bean, fish, chicken, and beef soups and stews. Mike and I really are soup people, and meals like this always seem to hit the spot…but the fact of the matter is, we’re easily in for at least another three months of cold (and more likely than not, snowy) weather, and if I’m going to last the winter without going stew crazy (that would be my very own version of stir crazy), I’m going to have to pace myself. (more…)