Dinner & Discussion, Week 4

Another week, another menu. And you know how I was talking about finding a groove last week? Well, this week was an interesting curve ball. How do you adjust a planned menu for ten down to five in about 24 hours? It’s very common to have people out for various reasons, travel, health, unexpected circumstances….

One Bag of Very Ripe Persimmons

One of the great benefits of shopping at the farmers market is generally around the time something is going out of season. My particular favorite time this happens is at the end of tomato season… I’ve found good heirloom tomatoes for $1 per pound! You also see this happen often with fruit crops where the…

Vanilla Wafers

I found myself in a situation last week when making the Swedish Sugar Cake. I kind of did that thing you are not supposed to do and didn’t read through the recipe. So come time to make the cake I didn’t have any vanilla wafers on hand. Now for some reason I was being particularly…