Thursday, July 22, 2010


For me? This week?

Happiness is cooking in my kitchen. Rustic recipes using fresh tomatoes (that smell of summer), and potatoes, lettuces, basil, blueberries, and onions from the yard. Happiness of realizing that almost everything your family will eat was homemade.

Two nights ago? Fresh lasagna with homemade sauce made from tomatoes picked the day before. Garlic bread cooked that morning. And a basil/tomato/fresh mozzarella salad with fresh basil and tomatoes. Someday I'll learn how to make the mozzarella too. Strawberry shortcake dessert.

Last night? Feta burgers with a berry salad and roasted potatoes. Blueberry crumble dessert.

I was contemplating all of this while cooking, and then, Iz came on Pandora-- his "Over the Rainbow."

I nearly cried.

Our families need to visit more often. Or, preferably, move here.

1 comment:

  1. That all sounds so good and yummy! I've been doing the same. Or trying to at least. I made a zucchini lasagna last night and wish my tomatoes were ripe so I could use those too, but they still have several more weeks to go.