Not being one for tropical anything, the beach at White Rock suits me just fine. We managed to hit it at almost slack tide, so there were lots and lots of herons about, none of whom seemed particularly afraid of us or the many dogs that were all over the place. O spent a great […]
Lemon ricotta waffles with orange flower water whipped cream and lingon berry preserves. Inspired by some incredibly tasty lemon ricotta pancakes from the little cafe in the Third Place Books in Ravenna. Lemon Ricotta Waffles Print Serves: 4 Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon vanilla sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 4 […]
Happy mother’s day, y’all! A trip to the U-district farmers market yesterday netted me some local artisan cheese (duh), some AMAZING carrots*, two Autumn Gold raspberry plants (I’ve only been looking for those for a month now), some farro, some farro/rye/flax hot cereal mix, some crazy Japanese cabbagey thing the name of which escapes me, […]
Ok, so maybe not particularly stormy. The weathermen in Seattle LIE. All the time. I swear they have a big Wheel of Weather, and they spin it every morning, giggle, make some shit up, embellish the story a bit, and tell us that’s how it’s going to be. How they keep their jobs is anyone’s […]
(not unlike watching paint dry, really, but still…) First there was grass. There are no pictures of that. Grass is boring. Then there was no grass: Followed by A Crapton Of Dirt (oh! hey! if you’re in Seattle and you need some dirt delivered? Talk to Don. He was absolutely wonderful, and his prices and […]
There are many, many things I love about Canada, not the least of which is Lara’s garden.