Archive for May, 2010

Road Trippin’ College Kid and Preschooler Style

Our family is gearing up for a road trip, our longest ever.
It’s my 10-year College reunion. (Now I shall pause so that you can do math and figure out my age, but let me tell you my school does “cluster” reunions, so really it is my 11 year reunion because this year they are including [...]

In Which The Rhubarb Gives Me a Thorough Caning With Its Big, Stalky Self

Alternatively titled - “A Lesson In Reading The Recipe Beforehand”
Alternatively titled - “Don’t Eat The Rhubarb Raw”
Alternatively titled - “Make Sure You Have Oil Before Baking”
Alternatively and more appropriately titled: “From Dirt To Dinner - Rhubarb”
All righty. Pull up a seat. It’s time to cook some rhubarb.
I decided to go with this recipe [...]

Morimoto Mommy

Once upon a time, not so long ago, it was Hubby and me. Me and Hubby. And that’s it; it was just the two of us. And when it was just us, we used to do Hubby and me things like, say, watching an entire season of 24 within a one week time span . [...]

Let’s Learn About Rhubarb

So, the upcoming theme ingredient for Friday’s From Dirt To Dinner is going to be RHUBARB. I know rhubarb can be a little intimidating - it’s looks kind of weird and not at all unlike celery, many people have never had it before, certainly most have not cooked with it.
Last year was my first time [...]

Tomatoes part Deux

Ok, Kate has put up the second part of our tomato interview - you can see it here.
So tomato interview part one focuses generally on growing tomatoes from seed vs. seedlings, in containers vs. in the ground, and terra cotta vs. plastic pots. Lots of VERSUS tomato things in there.
Part two is a little more [...]

From Dirt To Dinner - Talkin’ ‘Matoes

For From Dirt To Dinner this week we are featuring tomatoes. I know what you’re thinking - they’re not in season yet! And yep, you’re absolutely right. BUT it’s a great time to start growing your own seedlings right about now, so that when that season does come you’ll be picking them right from [...]

Quotes of this Dreary, Dark Tuesday

“I found you, Mom.” This was one of the first things said to me this morning. I suppose it’s not the quote itself that is worth mention, but the fact that it was said to me by a small, 2 1/2 year-old boy who was peering at me through the hole of a used paper [...]