Broccoli Apple Salad

Broccoli Apple Salad

The past few weeks I’ve been getting a lot of broccoli from my CSA (community supported agriculture). I love broccoli, and lucky for me, so does my family. One of my favorite ways to make broccoli is to blanch it and then eat it as a snack with hummus or save it for...
Gazpacho Salad

Gazpacho Salad

  One summer, years ago, a family friend from Spain came to stay with us. At the time, my baby girl was only a few months old and her big sister was just two. The idea was that the teenage girl from Spain would act  as a mother’s helper. That didn’t quite work...
Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayonnaise

The idea of making my own mayonnaise was not something that ever really inspired me. Maybe because I tend to be satisfied when things are plain, and I don’t eat many sandwiches. But when I was out to eat recently and had a lobster roll made with homemade mayonnaise...