Beech Trees and Peanut Butter Cookies

Generations~ You are like the stem Of a young beech-tree, Straight and swaying, Breaking out in golden leaves. Your walk is like the blowing of a beech-tree On a hill. Your voice is like leaves Softly struck upon by a South wind. Your shadow is no shadow, but a scattered sunshine; And at night you… Continue reading Beech Trees and Peanut Butter Cookies



Herbs in every pot

I am enjoying herbs this summer.  I have some nice plants growing on my deck: oregano, thyme,  basil, parsley, rosemary, and sage.  Yesterday I needed to throw together a quick meal before my guys went off to work for the day. I had some great campanelle pasta in the cabinet, and some canned whole tomatoes… Continue reading Herbs in every pot

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More love for grits

“Feasting is also closely related to memory. We eat certain things in a particular way in order to remember who we are. Why else would you eat grits in Madison, New Jersey?” Jeff Smith, ‘The Frugal Gourmet Keeps the Feast’ (1995) If you have read my blog in past days, or if you really know… Continue reading More love for grits