Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Gone fishing.

Okay, I'm taking a break. Work is too busy, the holidays are too busy and I just don't have time to post much right now. Instead of lurking around the internet and feeling guilty, I think I'll just give myself a an official excuse to try to relax and enjoy this special time of year (as much as a class of special education children the week before a vacation will let me).

Please check back after the New Year, I anticipate that this veggie kitchen will be up and running by January 2nd or so. I'll be ready to cook and post again, and get back to the usual routine. I leave you with a crock-pot mushroom stroganoff I made at some point in time, but didn't post. Baked acorn squash, kale, roasted potatoes and mushroom stroganoff. Mmmmmmm!

I bid you all adieu until January 2nd or so. Happy Cooking, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Two weeks later...

... still alive, just busy busy busy.

We had a wonderful trip to Florida for Thanksgiving (what seems like eons ago), and my mother came to visit us this weekend just past. We had a great visit - we did some of the touristy New York things like visit the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. I've lived here for many years, and never actually done that. And my mom came to talk to my class about Christmas traditions in my family. We have a seasonal family traditions curriculum in place right now, so her visit fit right in. There was actually a surprising amount of cooking happening, but just no time to post. One of these days I'll catch up... maybe.

Until then, some pictures.

A fall feast featuring roasted butternut squash, mashed sweet potatoes, braised kale and cauliflower gratin.

Everyone's favorite - FONDUE!

Helios and the Christmas tree get to know each other a little better.
And, watching the skaters at Rockefeller Center.