To Alex -

To Alex...who is far away in person, but never far from my heart. I miss you. Enjoy these snippets of everyday family life here in the states.

Friday, June 20, 2008

In the kitchen

The curtains I made. Super easy after a bit of measuring. I'm slowly making my way to a bistro look.

I have pictures of steaming cups of coffee and capuccino on the wall. This hardware is supposed represent the steam coming from the cups.

Part of tonight's dinner. Yumm, black bean and avocado salsa. My own version.
Black Bean and Avocado Salsa
1 can black beans, rinsed
1 avocado, diced
1/4 c chopped onion
2 scapes, chopped (use 1-2 cloves minced fresh garlic if scapes are not in season)
4 T chopped fresh basil
Mix the above ingredients together and drizzle mixture with a little bit of olive oil (1-2 T) Serve with chips and prepare to fall in love with this salsa.

Scapes are the tops of garlic and they're only available for a couple weeks in the spring before the harvest. They have a peppery garlic taste.

1 comment:

  1. Okay, love the photography. I just love the updates on the ducks. I am going to pass them on to my mom for her reading enjoyment.