Author: Sydne

28 Dec Produce Pick of the Week: Handsome Heirloom Tomatoes

[caption id="attachment_1419" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Classic Margherita Pizza"][/caption]   Sometimes, when you least expect it, something catches your eye,  something fresh and fabulous like the trio of handsome heirloom tomatoes calling out to me from their resting place in the rectangular wicker basket in the produce department at...

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21 Dec A Toast to the Holidays

[caption id="attachment_1384" align="alignleft" width="528" caption="Mini Cheesecakes with Sugared Cranberries"][/caption] ‘Tis the season to celebrate, and a holiday highlight for Mike and me is our annual Christmas party.  Having served up appetizers for several years, and then desserts for the last two, I decided to uncork a...

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16 Nov Special of the day: Getting to know your roots-vegetables, that is…

[caption id="attachment_1297" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Roasted Beet Salad with Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing and Candied Walnuts"][/caption] Onions and beets and potatoes, oh my! Rugged root vegetables spilling out of bags onto my kitchen counter left me pondering best possible usage of this wonderful windfall from my friend...

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