April 24, 2011

our csa from eatwell farms …

Posted on April 24, 2011

… and the first strawberries of the season!!! I am so excited for the next few months of amazing spring and summer produce!

Aren’t they absolutely adorable! Don’t you just want to eat tons and tons of them!

And one other note: Our apologies for the lack of posts lately. We’re working on a few new projects and they’ve been consuming our culinary energy. Once the results are in, we will have some awesome insight for you guys!

Spring love to all of you!

-Emily

our first passover seder

Posted on April 24, 2011

Tuesday we celebrated our first passover seder. Our neighbor Robin moved far away from her family on the East Coast and so she didn’t have any real Jews to celebrate with. We decided to do our best to fake it and turn out an awesome Passover Seder anyway. Under Robin’s tutelage, we did. Our Passover Seder was awesome – great food, great friends, a great time!

Here are some photos I took during the dinner.

The chickens before I roasted them. The light was so pretty, I couldn’t resist.

The seder table.

Our view during dinner. Seriously, what a beautiful city!

The seder plate.

Robin’s matzoh ball soup – carefully crafted from her mother’s recipe.

Robin’s pup Honey also had an awesome time at the seder.

A tower of matzo – the perfect vehicle for salted butter! And you all know how much I love butter!

The spread – roasted chicken, roasted vegetables, matzoh kugle, risotto with leeks and wild mushrooms (not kosher for Passover, but absolutely delicious!), salad with beets and oranges, and matzo!

And for dessert – Nonnie’s cheesecake with a coconut macroon crust. (I had a bit of trouble cutting the slices so it looked a little worse for wear, but it was delicious none the less!)

-Emily