Hamburgers and Fries

Our neighbors came over the other night and we grilled up some grassfed beef hamburgers.  The trick to grassfed beef is to add a little fat! Maybe this defeats the purpose for some people, but the reason I buy grassfed beef is because it is a sustainable (not to mention …

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Summertime Salads at last!

The colorful summer produce is starting to come in! I love to go into the backyard when I come home from work and pick a salad. This one has beets, carrots, cucumber, basil, tomatoes, nasturtiums and greens.  I know I’m crazy but salad is my favorite food – so this …

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JB Eats at Home

I believe the old saying is, “When life hands you lemons…preserve them by putting them in a sealed, sterilized jar with salt and more lemon juice for three weeks.” No?  Well it should be. Some years ago when my best friend was suspended from college for a semester, she took …

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Do I love springtime because I love asparagus?

I think it’s true. I don’t think I loved spring nearly as much before I planted my asparagus patch. We’ve had piles of asparagus this year and have had fun eating it in as many ways as possible. My favorite was the shittake and asparagus crepes. We harvested our very …

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