Posts Tagged ‘backyard garden’

Summer Family Gathering with Blackberry Apple Crisp

California Dreaming

July 28, 2011

My family has been at a cabin in northern California along the upper Sacramento river all week. Our cabin is in what was once the town of Delta, a coal and water stop for the railroad over 100 years ago. The houses were mostly owned by the railroad crews, which repaired the rails and manned the stop. Read more ›

My Brothers Garden

My Brothers Garden

July 24, 2011

My daughter and I are on vacation this week in California with my brother, sister-in-law, nephew, mother, father, step-father and step-brother. Yep, that’s my modern family. Read more ›

Summer Party Spread

Just Toast, Part 2

July 20, 2011

Part 2 of my bruschetta post has recipes for a couple more advanced toppings. By advanced I mean you have to know how to boil water and use a food processor. Read more ›

Bruschetta Toppings

Just Toast, Part 1

July 19, 2011

Bruschetta is a favorite of mine. I just love the concept, because really, it’s just toast. And who doesn’t love toast? A little garlic, good olive oil and salt on top, please keep it coming. Read more ›

Rose with Bumble Bee

The Wild Side

July 13, 2011

Mother Nature is giving me a sign. Not sure if it’s a thumbs up or the finger, but it’s definitely a sign. In the last week my friends and I have encounters wild creatures far to numerous to miss. Read more ›