Coconut Salmon Bisque

Coconut Salmon Bisque

April is a busy month for me. I focus on clearing out the deep freeze in anticipation of the opening of my farmers market and using up any straggling, gotta-go stored veggies. Last year, for instance, I had one lonely jar of lemongrass stock still in the freezer. It...
Lamb Curry Pot Pie

Lamb Curry Pot Pie

The Spring season always awakens our tastebuds for those fresh, earthy, cool-weather greens and roots that are the first to emerge from the garden. We dive into kale and leaf lettuces, spring onions, peas and maybe some early varieties of turnips. After winter, the...
Let’s Turn Over a New Leaf…Cookie!

Let’s Turn Over a New Leaf…Cookie!

My daughter’s birthday is March 7. I have come to think about her birth—so many years ago, now—as the first hopeful sign of Spring to come. The day she was born the sun was shining, but I remember it being cold outside (Could it have been snowing?). When the nurses...
Grandma’s Chocolate Custard Pie

Grandma’s Chocolate Custard Pie

Even after many years, I still miss my grandma. I am as old now as she was when I was a little girl living in her house. That is just so hard for me to fathom. My grandma left this world on June 10, 1993, the year of a great flood where I live. Several similar floods...