Let’s hear it for those potatoes. They have grown all sorts of amazing little appendages, yet they retain their exquisite texture, their fresh earth taste. Tonight we cooked the last of the potatoes, and oh the dish that they made. I can’t wait to tell you about this one. But I’m getting ahead of myself….
saved for all time
So this past weekend, the library had a little gingerbread making session. We showed up on Saturday morning, and the kids were herded into the odd crafting/storytelling room off the kids book dungeon. (For all you Mason librarians..Don’t get me wrong, I have deep deep love for my public library. I just think that the…
When you’re out at the store today, fighting it out with some panicky woman over the last garnet yams, would you mind grabbing a couple of extra items?There’s probably a box, right by the exit door, for people who need a little something more than they can afford. Throw a few things in that box….
how to get your kids to eat vegetables
Oh, I’ve got your attention now, right? Maybe there are a few of you whose kids will eat everything. Good for you. In fact, I used to be one of you. When Sadie was little, we would tell her that we were having kale for dessert, and she was thrilled. Maybe it was the birth…
a dinner party for them (updated with difficult words)
So it was an experiment. This is how it worked. Rosie, Sadie and my sister Maia all got to invite a few friends. I cook dinner. Fancy like the grownups do it. Simple, right? Thirteen kiddos. Paper instead of tablecloths. Crayons instead of candles, but most of the rest was the same as we do…
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