picnic fare

Hatch Chile Pesto Potatoes

by Nancy Buchanan on July 22, 2013

They’re coming!!!!!!  The date is now circled on my calendar and I am counting down the days.  You see, my “stash” is almost gone… I feel a little (ok, a lot) like Charlie in the […]

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Sparkling Rosewater Lemonade

by Nancy Buchanan on May 3, 2013

Sometimes I think my refrigerator looks more like the lab of some mad scientist than an actual family refrigerator. There are lots of labeless bottles and jars  sporting homemade sauces, pickles, preserved lemons and liquids […]

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Plum Bites with Goat Cheese and Pistachios

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by Nancy Buchanan on July 20, 2012

There’s a lot to love about summer… longer lazy days spent at the beach or the pool, vacations  and of course, summer fruit. Stores and stands are positively overflowing with piles of peaches, plums and […]

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Mexican Pasta Salad

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by Nancy Buchanan on June 26, 2012

One of the things I love most about writing this food blog is that I get to try foods I’ve never had before. So when Hodgson Mill sent me boxes of their new Whole Wheat […]

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Chicken, Artichoke and Tomato Tartines

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by Nancy Buchanan on June 12, 2012

As I mentioned in a previous post, my husband and I take “trips” and not “vacations”. We are up and going early – with so much to see and experience we figure we can sleep […]

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