Cantaloupe mint agua fresca

Cantaloupe mint agua fresca

Let’s start this Monday off with a little art lesson: Orange + green = pukey mustard yellow/green. AKA: the most unappetizing color that exists. Sorry. Art class wasn’t my forte. I actually have a clear memory of a 4th grade project that involved painting a self-portrait and being called out in front of the entire…

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4th of July food!

4th of July food!

What are you guys doing for the 4th? Tell me, tell me. I’m going to live vicariously through you and your fireworks, while I mope around the house with a husband who has to work the night shift (aka: the whole day is shot).  Maybe I’ll just pretend to be Canadian for the day so…

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Coconut Peach Ice (154x190)

Simple summer sippin’: coconut peach ice

The best parts of summer are the simple things. Hot air blasting in your face after walking out of an air-conditioned building. Fresh, ripe and juicy produce dripping down your chin. Sunlight that lasts until 9pm. A cold beer. Lazy beach days with your toes in the sand and a book an electronic reader in…

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Nectarine Lassi (157x195)

Peach lassi

Last Friday I made these. It was about 100 degrees outside, 4pm after what I thought was a long work week (this week wins that award by a landslide), fresh juicy CSA peaches sat on my counter and they just seemed like a good idea. A lassi in a ball jar seems kind of weird…

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Fourth of July Salad collage (170x170)

Get yo grill on…

and then make a salad and a drink. I have a sneaking suspicion as this weekend progresses it will get quieter and quieter on the blog front right through Wednesday. A summer holiday smack in the middle of the work week? Yeah, I’d be taking a long vacation too if I weren’t saving PTO days…

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