Archive for August, 2011

Panzanella Salad

Not just any panzanella salad. Mama Pea’s panzanella salad. homemade croutons, home grown basil (thanks mom), and plump little grape tomatoes…don’t mind if I do. my sous chef – you […]

My Morning

Mexican Pile On

My family has this quirky little Christmas tradition. We eat Mexican food. Every year. But not just any Mexican food. Mexican Pile On. Forget the tacos. Forget the burritos. We […]

A salad a day…

…keeps the lettuce in your garden from going bad. I have been eating salads at an alarming rate. I really hate wasting food, and the lettuce in our garden is […]

Back to Life

I don’t want the people I’m house sitting for to come home tomorrow. We’ve been hanging out at the pool for two straight days. I have a slight sunburn, and […]

Babycakes Friday: Volcanos

Want to know the real reason I made cupcakes last week? I don’t even like cupcakes. You can probably tell by how little effort I put into frosting those things…I’m […]

Poolside Dining

Is there any way I can become a professional house sitter?   Or at the very least, have a pool installed in my backyard? This kind of thing needs to […]

Cereal Mixing

I’m still loving the cereal mix these days. The people we’re house sitting for left Grape Nuts (my favorite!) and Kashi for us in the pantry. Plus, a big bag […]

Packed Zucchini Muffins

In the past few days I’ve made zucchini fries (didn’t turn out that well), roasted zucchini, grilled zucchini and even raw zucchini on a salad. I’m in dire need of […]

Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad

Meeker and I are house (and teenager) sitting this week. And as it turns out, it’s a pretty sweet deal. Not only are they paying us to just live at […]