Boris ♥s Peas

True story. Anything this dog can get his lips around from my garden, he’s all about eating. Unfortunately due to our way cooler than normal summer, so far, peas are pretty much it! Thankfully, my…

Busted my ass in the yard

For approximately the last week.  Last Sunday Craig’s mom lit a fire under our asses and offered up her and Craig’s dad’s services (labor) in getting a plethora of small projects wrapped up. So on…

Mother’s Day Pasta

The entire time Craig and I have been dating, we’ve made his mom dinner on Mother’s Day. Every year, I ask Sue what she wants, and every year, she says “I want some kind of…

Stuffed portabella mushrooms with pantry red sauce and sun-shaped pasta

QFC had stuffed portabella mushrooms on sale. Normally I’m the last person to fall for “pre-packaged ready-to-go” stuff, but they were stuffed with spinach, mozzarella, and herbs only, and were cheaper than buying just the…

Boris in his natural habitat

On our bed. With his cheeseburger. He loves that cheeseburger. When he drops it off the side of the bed, he stares at it for a while with an expression of total confusion on his…

Steak and sun dried tomato risotto

Craig was gone for the weekend, so I decided to treat myself to a nice lunch a few weeks ago. So I picked up a NY strip steak from our favorite butcher, and decided that…

Some views of the garden a few weeks ago

When it was sunny. And warm. And not rainy and depressing. Oh, my lupine! So gorgeous and so covered in aphids And my peas. Which are now about 5 feet tall. And the Jonah tree….