Tag Archives: Ina Garten

Rainy Day Pie

 After a long dry spell, we at last enjoyed a soaking rain. For days, I’d been dragging a garden hose around, ministering to the parched. Everything was droopy, leaves were falling from trees, and I was the water brigade. Finally, … Continue reading

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Chicken and Vegetable Stew

These cool nights are scintillating! We’ve got the fire blazing, the candles (I love the battery operated ones that pretend to flicker) are ‘lit’, and we’ve transitioned to the hearty fare that fall vegetables enhance so deliciously. My garden has … Continue reading

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Alone with 24 Muffins

After a week of family reunioning, my sister and I had a few days to ourselves before she   headed home too. We had good heart to heart talks, and time to shop and do girl stuff. The last few … Continue reading

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Rhubarb to Love

The Garden Education Center, a wonderful local non-profit organization, driven by loyal volunteers, promotes horticulture, conservation and outreach. Their annual garden tour is this Thursday, and I’m excited that our garden is one of the stops. I’ve been working from … Continue reading

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Tomato and Goat Cheese Tarts

How is this for a weekend lunch? Jim and I went to the Farmers Market on Saturday and were mesmerized by all the gorgeous tomato varieties. It’s a kick in the pants to have to purchase them with so many … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Have you ever had a plan for a day that was well-intentioned and yet everything seemed to stand in your way? I had that kind of day yesterday. I only wanted to make cookies for the children’s Easter table at … Continue reading

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