The Simple Spatula

Month: October, 2010

Market Day 10/24

Pictures here

The best next step.

I desperately want to like pumpkin. Everything about it screams fall from its punchy, orange color to the rich spices its paired with. It’s warming and cozy and makes me want to curl up with a chunky sweater and a hot pumpkin spice drink (you know, some version of this one whose seasonal arrival touts [...]

Of Celery, Soup and Lola Ducks.

I won’t even pretend I have recipe for you in this post. I originally intended to write one but honestly I couldn’t even begin to guess on the quantities of what ultimately went into this soup. It was almost a disaster and certainly could have turned out better – another reason why I won’t bother [...]

Hang in there.

I have several posts and recipes just waiting for their chance to be set free. The trouble is I can’t seem to get my pictures from Flickr into WordPress. I’ll figure it out eventually, just hang in there.

Over the weekend…

With a little help from friends Paige and John, we moved a couch.┬áNow we don’t have to sit on the floor anymore. [Woohoo!][whew! that was kind of heavy!]

Market Day 10.17.2010

Last week’s market pictures here.

Sauteed Purple Cabbage with Apples and Red Wine

Have you ever wondered why a cabbage is so heavy? Its because that homely crucifer has far more layers tightly wound inside than you could ever imagine. Seriously, I cut up a medium-sized purple cabbage on sunday, sauteed it, served it to several guests and ate it every day for 3 to follow. I STILL [...]

Happy Fall!

My kind of people.

My first day of work was an orientation of sorts. We learned the layout, what we should wear, how to properly build the tables each morning. We learned the specifics of what we would do each Sunday and, of course, we learned each others names. We played one of those ice breaker introduction games; you [...]