Tag: fennel

CHILAQUILES CASSEROLE AND THE BIG POTLUCK

I will always hold a special place in my heart for The Big Potluck – it was the very first ‘conference’ I attended after launching Smith Bites; it was also the first time I’d traveled sans The Professor since we had married. I was nervous about actually meeting people who […]

SHAVED BRUSSELS SPROUTS SALAD W/BROWN BUTTER VINAIGRETTE

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”28607140″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – “How To Tame Lions” by Washington The Professor and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary last month; and while we don’t normally celebrate the usual ‘Hallmark greeting card’ days like Valentine’s day et al, we do plan something special for our anniversary. […]

FENNEL SALAD WITH PRESERVED MEYER LEMONS

The Professor has left for campus, the house is quiet except for the hum of the humidifier and the occasional mew of a cat; a mix of sleet, rain and snow tumble from the cloudy, gray skies as a fickle Mother Nature straddles the weather fence in deciding which it’s […]

GLUTEN-FREE FENNEL TART

I have been a ‘pie girl’ for as long as I can remember; my choice of birthday treat was almost always a cherry pie – except those times when I requested Angel Food cake – primarily because I thought maybe eating Angel Food cake would make me more . . […]

THE ICE-BURG AND SMOKY PORK BURGERS

Musical pairing – Let’s Go To The Hop by Danny & The Juniors. In my childhood town of Walla Walla, there is a little burger joint on Birch street called, ‘The Ice-burg’ that has been a fixture in that community for almost 60 years.¬† My mom and dad dined on […]