Archive for April, 2012

Convenience whole foods

Monday, April 30th, 2012

I’ve never been a mix-buyer. Cake mixes, bread mixes, pancake mixes… they can save you a few minutes in the kitchen, sure, but man do they charge you a premium – and for inferior, stale ingredients too. Still, some days those extra few minutes can be a lifesaver. Like this past weekend, when Sofía got […]

Beautiful breakfast

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Eggs hollandaise. Just-grilled English muffins (recipe here) topped with home-smoked bacon, perfectly poached homegrown eggs, and fresh, lemony hollandaise (recipe here). I love weekends.

Bee inspection April 2012

Sunday, April 8th, 2012

I manned up and went out and inspected Darjeeling much more closely today – even though all I wanted to do was nap! But I’m really glad I did because the results made me very happy. I had been worried because I saw all these ejected dead nearly adult-bees on the ground in front of […]

Easter Party

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

It’s hard to write while you’re holding an infant who screams at you with the rage of a thousand suns, but they say a picture is worth a thousand words anyway. Today was our MOMs Club Easter Party, and I made carrot cupcakes with maple cream-cheese frosting. I loooove carrot cake. The toppers are made […]