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September 2010

  • lifestyle

    Happy Anniversary Nana & Papa

    Nana & Papa’s anniversary was September 28th. Maria Meurs of Grace & Simon Meurs and Giles Davis Clark, Jr. of Helen & Giles Davis Clark, Sr. Today would have been their 70th anniversary. They…

    September 30, 2010
  • recipes

    Fig Gorgonzola Crostinis

    These are a great little hors d’ oeuvre for a party! They are very easy to make and a lovely combination of the sweet fig, the salty gorgonzola, and the tangy balsamic. *The spreads taste…

    September 29, 2010
  • recipes


    I planted way too much basil this year. I always have a hard time getting basil to grow. This year it took off! So I am trying to make as much of it into…

    September 28, 2010
  • recipes

    Tricolore Bruschetta

    Tomatoes are just about at their peak right now so here’s a recipe to use up all the colorful varieites you have. I used pear tomatoes, grape tomatoes, and sun gold tomaotes. I love…

    September 27, 2010
  • garden

    Harvesting & Planting Garlic

    This year we harvested about 80-100 heads of garlic from our garden. We aren’t sure of the variety but I think it’s Kilarney Red. I will use all of that garlic for cooking during…

    September 23, 2010
  • recipes

    Steak Gorgonzola Paninis

    I had left over Fig & Gorgonzola spread from La Lune’s event last week. I thought I should try to make another recipe with the decadent gorgonzola. So here it is: Steak Gorgonzola Paninis…

    September 22, 2010
  • recipes

    Peasant Pot Bread- No Knead Bread

    This is a recipe from one of my most favorite foodie blogs, A Chow Life. She has the best bread recipes and the photography by her husband, Kirk Mastin, is incredible! I’ll share her…

    September 21, 2010
  • recipes

    Banana Zucchini Bread

    Banana Bread is one of our family’s favorites from Nana’s recipes! We make it all the time! It’s a great way to use up the bananas that are too brown to eat. Right now…

    September 20, 2010
  • recipes

    French Onion Soup with Gruyere Croutons

    We had lunch with some friends, Buck & Amy Pennington, the other day and they sent us home with a beautiful slice of Gruyere cheese! I thought it would be perfect melted to perfection atop…

    September 19, 2010