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Gorgeous Green Mixer Giveaway

April 18, 2015
grass green stand mixerToday, because I'd like to thank you for reading my endless drivel, and also because I think you might like to have one, I'm giving away a gorgeous green mixer! How to enter: Read more »

Cocktail Appetizer: Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus

April 14, 2015
044 Sweet, tender asparagus...crisp, smokey bacon...put 'em together, and you'll have a simple-but-sophisticated make-ahead cocktail appetizer! My step-by-step recipe: Read more »

A Green, Yellow, and Red Vegetable Tian

April 7, 2015
veggie tian 2 pixwb - CopyTake some thinly-sliced veggies, bake them on a bed of caramelized onions and beneath a layer of cheese, and what do you get? An elegant side dish that everybody loves! Here's my step-by-step recipe: Read more »

My Gardens in Early April, 2015

April 6, 2015
026 - CopyHow's your garden clean-up coming along? Here in New York's Hudson Valley, I'm still picking up sticks and leaves, and making repairs as the weather allows. More details in this sip and stroll garden tour: Read more »

Easter Recipe Round Up

April 2, 2015
IMG_6494NEED A LITTLE INSPIRATION for Easter morning, afternoon, and evening? Here are links to 19 delicious April-worthy recipes which have graced my own holiday table over the years. Some are gluten-free, and all are guaranteed to please! Read more »

Crispy, Gluten-free Latkes!

April 1, 2015
079What's so special about these potato pancakes, or Latkes? Well, they are crispy-crunchy on the outside, and creamy-dreamy on the inside. They are gluten-free, too! My step-by-step recipe: Read more »

My April, 2015 Garden Chores

April 1, 2015
IMG_9727wbHELLO, APRIL! Honestly, after the coldest March on record, I'm really happy to see you! I'm also happy to report that my Witch Hazel (above) is in fragrant bloom, and that a number of daffodils are poking their tips through recently-thawed soil. Shall we have a look at the month's garden chores? Read more »