Two Allison’s & an Apple

Our Fall Garden Swap was hosted in a beautifully restored Cape Cod home custom built in 1948 by Allison Honer, a famed local architect.  The theme was Pumpkins! and our host & neighbors fully embraced the challenge: Continue reading

Advertisements

Lucky in Love

The first Garden Swap of 2018 took place just before St. Patrick’s Day. Therefore, neighbors were instructed to draw inspiration from the holiday and bring green food. Enter Avocado Toast (more on this later).

What we weren’t prepared for was the surprise that awaited us. Frankly, one half of our Garden Swap hosts were not prepared either… Continue reading

Provencale

Could I have been inspired by my “work” trip to France?  Maybe, or was it the red tomato looking at me wondering how I would use it.  Immediately, my mind went to work.  Provencale means any dish cooked in a sauce made with tomatoes, garlic, and olive oil.  I had those such ingredients in my kitchen one random weeknight, and so Swordfish Provencale was born.  So easy and so good, this is a perfect weeknight meal. Continue reading