Couch surfing after a busy day

Couch surfing after a busy day

It was a good Saturday. I got up early and rode down to the Green City Farmers Market. Got some quality dog watching in. Bought some strawberries, one tomato (hey, soon enough I hope to have so many of my own from my garden that I won’t know what to do), and some parsley.

Stopped at Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s on my way back home, then went to Edgewater to check on my garden. WOOHOO. I hadn’t…

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Taking in the sights

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I made some pretty awesome looking chicken piccata. Hope it tastes as good as it looks.

Update: HOLY HOT DAMN IT IS REALLY DELICIOUS. First time I’ve made this!

I made some pretty awesome looking chicken piccata. Hope it tastes as good as it looks.

Update: HOLY HOT DAMN IT IS REALLY DELICIOUS. First time I’ve made this!

food52:

It’s spring — and rhubarb is ready to party.

Read more: 11 Rhubarb Recipes for Spring on Food52.

food52:

How to stuff, truss, and roast the breast of any bird you desire.

Read more: How to Make Stuffed Roast Chicken (or Turkey, or Duck) Breast Without a Recipe on Food52.

FOODS

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My kitchen smells great. Making pears poached in moscato with honey, cinnamon, vanilla and ginger.

My kitchen smells great. Making pears poached in moscato with honey, cinnamon, vanilla and ginger.

I have a truly ridiculous amount of minestrone made. I had to transfer some to another pot while cooking completed. Once it had simmered away and I’d eaten a serving, I could put it back into one pot. THE FIVE QUART EMERIL LEGASSE POT. 

(Minestrone made in an attempt to use up as much of the swiss chard I got after tearing down my garden for the year. I also have a lot of herbage drying: sage, oregano, lavender, lemon verbena, rosemary, parsley.) 

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Bake and cook

  1. Made lemon blueberry & yogurt cake
  2. Made plum cake
  3. Made pesto (my garden basil!)

Oof. I need to sit down now. 

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food52:

.@sbjampel made Melissa Clark’s Tomato Galette today, just for fun. It was gone in 2 minutes flat. cc @clarkbar

Oh. Ooooh @hockeybroad @geekmisconduct

food52:

.@sbjampel made Melissa Clark’s Tomato Galette today, just for fun. It was gone in 2 minutes flat. cc @clarkbar

Oh. Ooooh @hockeybroad @geekmisconduct

food52:

Amanda shows us a chard recipe from Nigel Slater’s Tender that you can store in your arsenal from now through fall. 
 Read more: Chard Gratin on Food52

AH! @hockeybroad must keep this on hand for my massive quantities of chard!

food52:

Amanda shows us a chard recipe from Nigel Slater’s Tender that you can store in your arsenal from now through fall. 

 Read more: Chard Gratin on Food52

AH! @hockeybroad must keep this on hand for my massive quantities of chard!