Reinventing proper for the modern homemaker.

Jun 28, 2014

Classic Potato Salad

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Somewhere in our nation’s history potato salad became a summer staple. Perhaps because it is cold, easy to transfer and goes good with anything grilled? Or, maybe it’s because it is so dang good loaded with starches and dressing that does absolutely nothing to benefit your health, but everything to comfort your soul?

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Jun 19, 2014

Grilled Corn Four Ways

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There’s something wonderful about sweet yellow corn eaten right off the cob, even if it involves an inevitable 10-minute dental floss session to follow. After grilling these up at 10am and eating them for an early lunch we are wondering why we ever ate corn with just butter and salt?

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Jun 12, 2014

Pimm’s Cup

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When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. So the saying goes. Although our families are all happy and healthy, life sometimes throws us curve balls, and we have to decide what to do in difficult circumstances.

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Jun 03, 2014

Rhubarb Mint Cobbler

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At last, June is here and we happily greet her coming. We’ve been dreaming about her berries, her sun, and the delicious farm fresh ingredients she will soon bring forth. We’ve got our buckets, sunglasses, and grills ready. Our local farm’s u-pick fields are officially open. Starting the season off strong with Hood strawberries and plenty of peonies! 

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