Monthly Archives: September 2011

Baba Ghanoush Hummus

When we lived in New York we were about a 10 minute walk away from a great little Lebanese place (Amir’s in Morningside Heights). Many Friday nights Ross and I wandered over, starving for quick and delicious Middle Eastern fare. … Continue reading

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Native American Summer

We seem to be experiencing a bit of a Native American summer right now. What?! I like to be politically correct. In any case, it has been in the 80′s for the past couple days, feeling much more like July … Continue reading

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Homemade Tomato Sauce

Though fall fruits and vegetables are showing up more and more at the farmer’s market, summer’s mainstays are still holding strong. For me, that’s one of the best parts about September – the best of both food worlds. Last Saturday … Continue reading

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What to wear apple picking

Last year I wrote a post about our apple picking trip. For some reason, this post has become one of my most popular because of the search term “what to wear apple picking.” Apparently, a lot of people are googling … Continue reading

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Herbed Pork Loin with Balsamic Apple Butter

I don’t make a lot of dishes with separate components. You know the standard, meat, vegetable and a side. We’re big fans of “glorp” as Ross calls it (his words – not mine). Glorp is basically a pile of food, … Continue reading

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The Return of Jackets

One thing I love about fall is that I get to wear my favorite thing in the world – light weight jackets. Ok, perhaps they’re not my favorite thing in the world (food would be on top), but still. I … Continue reading

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Lentils Vindaloo (vegan)

Ok, first things first. I am calling this dish “Lentils Vindaloo.” However, I have no clue how authentically Indian it is, or if it truly is a vindaloo. I just feel like it – ok! Ross and I both love … Continue reading

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I’m Alive!

Whoa! Here I am – posting. Crazy! I’ve been a little MIA as of late. I don’t really have too much of an excuse I suppose, but for some reason little ol’ sweeter salt has been a bit neglected lately. … Continue reading

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Tie it with a bow

I bought this belt at a thrift / vintage store in Portland, OR (I can’t remember which one) for $8 while I was on the West Coast. I bought it thinking I was buying a vintage red belt. Well, that … Continue reading

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