Category Archives: Flowers

Weekend Meals, Back Home (Part 2)

The rest of the weekend was equally interesting from a food and wine standpoint, too.  Sunday’s first photo-op, however, was a flower, not food.  Barbara had nursed her two large Amaryllis bulbs all Winter (in fact, in my wine cellar).  … Continue reading

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Midnight Snack: Bruschetta with Friends

Sometimes I need a midnight snack.   Peanut butter or Cheez-Its don’t do the trick.  Tonight was one of the more elaborate versions — satisfying my hunger, desire for favorite foods, and restoring delightful flavors to my mouth before bedtime.  It … Continue reading

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Seasonal Flowers

We have been keeping a couple of dozen flowering cacti plants for a number of years now.  They spend October to May in the small greenhouse at the end of our living room.  In the Spring and Summer, we move … Continue reading

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Other January Highlights

The previous post began my attempt to play catch up with this month’s food and wine.  Here are a few more highlights, mostly visual. Greek Islands — Briami Me Maratho One of the stars is an easy baked vegetable dish … Continue reading

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Progressive Dinner Event

Last night we participated with more than 40 other couples and fellow congregants in a Progressive Dinner event.  The invitation described  it: Our Committee invites you to celebrate Israel: The Spice and the Spirit! with dinner at your hosts’ house … Continue reading

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Quick Trip to the Island and New Creations at Home

It has been a good week.  Last Friday I made an overnight trip to the island, to check in some guests at our summer home.  It was a great excuse to visit my friend, Steve.  That night he and I … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner on Friday

Why not?  It gives our daughter and family an uncontested opportunity to be with in-laws and turkey on Thursday, and with us and a vegan dinner on Friday.  Small family gathering, but one of Barbara’s best dinners ever, in my … Continue reading

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