July 2010

Veggie and Brie Panini

July 17, 2010

Veggie and Brie PaniniIngredients:-1 large sweet potato-1 yellow squash-1/4 C. olive oil-1 t. salt-bread (I used the sourdough bread from our Bountiful Basket)-1 sweet onion-1 bunch fresh arugula-1/3 lb. wedge brie cheese Directions:1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 2.  Peel and thinly slice the sweet potato.  Thinly slice the yellow squash lengthwise.  Toss with 2 […]

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Etsy Favorites – Monsoon Edition

July 15, 2010

One of my favorite times of the year in Tucson is monsoon season.  Just when the summer heat hits its peak, monsoon season begins and we get a refreshing thunderstorm almost every afternoon.  People in Tucson are getting so anxious for the rain to start that instead of saying “have a good day!” or “come […]

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Thai Peanut Burger Wraps

July 14, 2010

When I was recovering from my c-section, we had quite a few friends who were nice enough to bring us dinner so that I wouldn’t have to cook.  Our friend Angela (the one who has an affection for gold) blessed us with some amazing wraps that I just had to get the recipe for.  This […]

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This Week’s Bounty

July 12, 2010

After last week’s gigantic haul, this week’s basket seemed to be a little lean in the veggie department.  Of course, it was still a great value for only $16.50.  Here’s what we got: -2 bags green grapes (1 bag was our extra from volunteering) -1  pint blueberries -8 bananas -5 oranges -7 nectarines -1 cantaloupe […]

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How to Grill Corn on the Cob

July 9, 2010

Here’s a quick how-to on grilling fresh corn on the cob.  It’s one of my favorite summer vegetables and shows up frequently in our Bountiful Baskets.  Grilling is a quick and easy way to cook corn so that it maintains it’s crispness and sweet flavor. First, you want to take your corn and look for any […]

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Etsy Favorites – Gold Edition

July 8, 2010

This week, I decided to honor my friend Angela and her love of all things gold.  This one’s for you Angela!Pearl and Golden Sea Coral Necklace by chrdesigns Gold Metallic Leather Oversized Envelope Clutch by patkas China Love Cup Mug with Gold Handle by mccheeksmayhem Rediscovered 4×6 Matte Printed Photograph by TheWorldAroundUs Infinity Necklace by […]

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Recipe Review: Roasted Garbanzos

July 7, 2010

I pulled out a can of garbanzo beans last night and started searching for a roasted garbanzo bean recipe that I have used in the past.   Because my recipe binder currently looks like this (I am in the process of organizing it), I had no luck finding the recipe.  I went online to search […]

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This Week’s Bounty

July 5, 2010

This week’s Bountiful Basket was huge!  It was by far the heaviest haul we have gotten so far.  Check it out: -1 head broccoli -3 tomatoes -5 ears corn -1 bunch celery -60 brussels sprouts -2 heads iceberg lettuce -1 pineapple -1 mini watermelon -1 cantaloupe -5 bananas -1 bag green apples -8 nectarines I […]

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Recipe Review: Baked Swiss Chard Stems with Olive Oil and Parmesan

July 4, 2010

Last week I shared a quick recipe for Swiss Chard & Sweet Potatoes on my Facebook page (the next time I make it I will take pics and post the step-by-step recipe here). For that recipe, I had removed all of the stems from the chard and saved them to make this recipe that I […]

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Etsy Favorites – Red, White & Blue Edition

July 1, 2010

In honor of the 4th of July, I thought it would be fun to put together a red, white & blue edition of Etsy Favorites.  Enjoy!   Vintage Recycled Fabric Quilt Coasters by Rikrak Pleated French Messenger by ikabags Red White and Blue Baby..Headband by goXO Girl With the Golden Swan Bike by SophieBlackall Bunting Flags […]

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