Tag Archives: pesto
Bruschetta, and the inevitability of nudity
My dad was in town for a week of ballet, baseball, jazz, and edgy downtown sketch comedy. Spot the odd one out.
Basil tomato pesto salmon, with balcony herbs
First sunny weekend without thunder, Jon and I hit up the Union Square farmersâ€™ market and planted herbs on the balcony. A few days later, and already the basil is thriving in the sunshine, bushing out, bursting upwards, to the … Continue reading
This dinner will get you laid – grilling in style – salmon skewers with fresh pesto, and a roasted tomato couscous salad
You only need to remember that British Mother’s Day is about a month earlier than American Mother’s Day the day before British Mother’s Day once, and you pretty much have the date seared into yourÂ conscienceÂ after that.
The Wednesday Tipple – Chianti and Anti Pasto
Back to New York with Jon, who evidently missed me because he’d filled the fridge with skim milk and yogurt, both of which I love, and he can totally live without. Also wine. Lots of wine.
The Wednesday Tipple – Hamptons: take 2. With Long Island Ice Tea and Shrimp with Pesto Butter
If you are lucky enough to have a friend who has an uncle who has a house in the Hamptons, then there are certainly worse ways to spend an afternoon than floating around his pool on a noodle, and gossiping … Continue reading
The Monday Treat â€“ Picnic Sandwiches (my 5 favorites)
It has been said that all you need for a really great picnic is a baguette, a ripe brie, a bunch of grapes and a bottle of wine. But why would you want to stop there?
This Dinner Will Get You Laid – homemade pesto with spaghetti
It really feels as though spring has finally, joyfully, arrived in New York. Baby ducklings are waddling through the park, a bird has made its nest in the back of my friend Keithâ€™s air conditioner, which leaves him with something … Continue reading
Wednesday Tipple â€“ A Blushing Lady gets twisted with Parsley Pesto
I am prone to blushing, and not in a sweet fresh faced English rose sort of way. Unlike Amazing Grace, who generally looks like a commercial for Benefit tint. Things are going well with Alex. Blush. Heâ€™s basically living with … Continue reading