Category Archives: sustenance

Farmers’ market reds

Oh, I know how lucky we are to have gorgeous red strawberries and tomatoes from the farmers’ market in January!  And carrots and beets and lettuce and broccoli and goat cheese and fresh fish.  We are ready for the week! … Continue reading

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A new New Year!

Today is apparently New Year’s Day according to the Orthodox calendar – so if you need another chance to start your resolutions, or you just can’t believe that the first month of the year is nearly half over, or if … Continue reading

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A delicious winter treat

Cafe du Monde wasn’t too crowded post-parade.  So we stopped to enjoy beignets and café au lait.  I rarely make it to Cafe du Monde – it may have even been more than a year since I had beignets!  It’s … Continue reading

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NOLA love #1 – po-boys

Time for a new theme.  Things I love in NOLA, small and large.  Probably just things I love in general.  Today, po-boys. Especially shrimp.  Fried shrimp. Yum.

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Summer treat #25- bicycling and wine

I adore summer nights in New Orleans.  We rode our bicycles downtown around sunset- we got stopped under the I-10 bridge and had to wait for the Presidential Motorcade! Our destination was W.I.N.O. – the Wine Institute of New Orleans … Continue reading

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Summer treat #23 – figs and cherries

We had local figs for a while, but their season is almost over.  Peach season is wrapping up too.  But there are yummy cherries – not local, but delicious! And there’s still lots and lots of squash and tomatoes…

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Summer treat #20 – late night “picnic”

We didn’t eat on a blanket on the ground, but we had picnic food.  We never have hot dogs except maybe once or twice in the summer.  I broiled the hot dogs and some baby red peppers and squash from … Continue reading

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