While I was at home, Mom and I went to my favorite bookstore, Joseph-Beth Booksellers. They always have a great bargain table, and on this trip, all the books were about gardening and cookbooks. I picked up Farm to Table Cookbook: Discover the joys of seasonal organic cooking, published by Parragon Books. It has a great introduction on sustainable and organic farming, fair trade, recycling, preserving/canning foods, and eating seasonally. The recipes are arranged by season.
This post is a little bit of everything… recipes, pictures, stories, and reflections.
Its Spring Break! (well, was Spring Break… basically over.)
The break brought… lots of work. But after working the first half, I did get to go home to Lexington from Thursday to Saturday to see family/friends and to eat and to play the Wii. Yes, that is what my time at home consisted of, and I am definitely not complaining. It was a relaxing trip.
On Friday night, we made a dinner of new recipes Mom and I had our eyes on: Winter Lentil Soup from Real Simple and a Quinoa Risotto from Prevention. Funny thing… I picked out the soup, and Mom made it. Mom picked out the risotto, and I made it. Cousin Melissa and her little guy came over to eat with us. We had too much fun!