Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Saturday Trip to the Berkeley Farmers’ Market

We’re sort of between seasons in Berkeley right now.  (Unlike in Boston, where winter came early!)  There were warty pumpkins at the market. And all kinds of squash. But there are still tables full of tomatoes at the market, even … Continue reading

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A New Running Goal for a 5k

My knee has been getting stronger over the last few months.  I still have little twinges, but I’ve been able to run progressively longer distances (up to a regular 6-7 miles!) without any negative repercussions.  I’m running in the Mermaid … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Dinner: Scrambled Eggs with Goat Cheese and Roasted Potatoes

When you’re tired or just don’t have that much time to cook, breakfast for dinner comes together so easily.   Breakfast for dinner just feels more casual.  Like you should be eating it on the couch with your pajamas on, probably … Continue reading

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Taco Night and Making Your Own Corn Tortillas

Taco night is something J and I both loved as children.  J says he loved how interactive the meal was, that everyone was reaching around, having fun together and adding things to their tacos.  I remember my sister and I … Continue reading

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Radish, Cucumber and Apple Slaw with a Spicy Honey-Lime Dressing

We’ve had more radishes in our CSA lately.  I never know quite what to do with radishes.  When we get beets in the CSA box, my brains goes “juice!” or “roasted with goat cheese and walnuts!”  When we get kale, … Continue reading

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Single Girl Food

I have a number of “cooking for one” type cookbooks from when I lived alone right after college.  I’m just generally fascinated by the different types of food that we cook for just ourselves when we don’t have other people … Continue reading

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Individual Apple Pies with Puff Pastry

Here’s that simple apple pie recipe I was talking about to use up your extra puff pastry.  I adore apple pie.  My grandmother in Vermont makes the very best apple pie. (I’m not biased at all.  I’ve eaten a LOT … Continue reading

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