Archive | June, 2012

Russian River house

Memory Flavors: An Edible Tour of an Unforgettable Birthday Bash

I just returned from three days on the Russian River celebrating two dear friends’ 50th birthdays. They threw their own party – inviting their friends and family to their getaway on the River, renting three other homes for the multitude of attendees, and then planning and cooking all the meals for the 30+ ravenous eaters. […]

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Fresh Fruit Crisp

Embracing Summer’s Bounty with Fresh Fruit Crisps

Today is #PieDay in the blogosphere/twittersphere, and though I have conquered most of my phobia around pie crust, and would jump onto this crusty adventure in a heartbeat, alas my summer schedule so far favors preparing quick crisps. Fresh fruit pie filling and crisp filling really are one in the same. So the real difference […]

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Goodbye BlogHerFood 12, Hello Summer!

Chirping birds instead of chirping alarm clocks alert me that morning has arrived. That’s how I know that the school lunch sandwich-making is on hiatus and summer is here. At 5PM Sunday I swallowed the last bite of my graduation sandwich. Amidst my exhaustion, I could almost feel the childhood excitement that pervades your body […]

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A Graduation Sandwich: Served up at BlogHerFood 12 in Seattle!

8th Grade Graduation Thursday BlogHerFood Friday and Saturday High School Graduation Set-up Sunday And that is what I call a graduation sandwich! How it comes together: Tomorrow, my youngest teen graduates from 8th grade, or as her English teacher reminds them – it’s just a promotion. Regardless of the moniker, after tomorrow, I will officially […]

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