The Little Italy Farmers’ Market

I love Farmers’ Markets. The fresh produce, pretty flowers and unique handmade crafts just make me happy. And of course, photographing a Farmers’ Market is one of my favorite things to do because all around you is color and life. We recently spent a Saturday browsing, buying, photographing and eating at one of the largest […]

Summer Time

Today is Memorial Day: the traditional kick-off of summer. So with that, and only four days of school remaining, here’s what our summer looks like. What will you be doing this summer?

Soup and a Goat Cheese Tart, Anyone?

I have two great recipes for you — Butternut Squash and Apple Soup and a Goat Cheese Tart. It is true that butternut squash is traditionally eaten in the fall. However, I was pleased to find a fresh, organic butternut squash in my recent Farmer’s Market bag from Specialty Produce. Butternut squash is delicious roasted, in risotto, and […]

Locally-Grown Tomato Basil Pasta

So you know I’m a big fan of eating healthy, organic, locally-grown produce, right? If you didn’t know that, you can read all about my obsession with local produce and Farmer’s Markets here. Well I’m very pleased to say that we’ve taken this commitment to eating locally even closer to home — our own backyard! […]

Summer Fun: The List

Can you believe summer ends in only eight short weeks?! Yep, that’s right. In eight week, it will be Labor Day, the traditional end of summer that typically corresponds with back-to-school week. Since we’re half-way done, I thought I’d share our summer fun “to do” list. You can see by the items listed under “Accomplished” […]

CSA, Farmer’s Markets and Food Stamps … Oh My!

Lately I’ve been obsessed with buying fresh local produce. I guess there are worse thing I could be spending my money on. Fruits and vegetables are not my foods of choice. I eat vegetables regularly, but I could easily live on dairy and carbs. Unless it’s in the form of a smoothie, I generally don’t […]