Tag Archives | Summertime

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Bruschetta Eggs

Sometimes it feels like I have the eating habits of a (very sophisticated) toddler. When I find something I like, I want to eat it exclusively and constantly. That’s how it’s been since I made these bruschetta eggs a few weeks ago– nothing sounds better to me, and I try to make sure we always […]

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Breakfast

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An Afternoon Visit to Orford, Suffolk

Fall has come early this year, and although summer is my favorite time of year, England is really at her very best in autumn.  So this is a wonderful time to make the most of living in beautiful Suffolk for a few more months.  I hope to share some great day trips with you this […]

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Life in England

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Roasted Pepper & Eggplant Gazpacho (Grain-Free)

I have long been a huge fan of gazpacho.  It’s just so fresh, and the flavors, to me, are the essence of summer.  In light of our recent news, I thought it would be fun share a couple of my favorite Spanish-inspired recipes with you this week.  So let’s start with Roasted Pepper & Eggplant […]

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Sides

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Quick & Easy Plum Wine

If you could describe the essence of this summer for you, what would it look like?  For me this year, it’s drinking plum wine at the beach. We picked some wild plums last month, and quickly turned them into an easy wine.  And on every sunny evening available to us, we have been packing up […]

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Homebrewing

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Thai Grilled Chicken With Lemongrass, Basil and Lime

Which sorts of flavors do you crave when it’s hot out?  For me, it’s a tie between Central American and Southeast Asian.  And we’ve been alternating the two at our house lately.  Yesterday I had an intense craving for some pungent Asian flavors.  But I wanted something light– not like curry, but more reminiscent of […]

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Mains

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A Day of Boating on the Norfolk Broads

Something we’ve wanted to do for a very long time now is to rent a boat and explore the channels of the Norfolk Broads.  Jeff’s birthday two weeks ago was the perfect opportunity to do this!  We had our last set of visitors for the summer, and the weather was nice, so we packed some […]

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Life in England

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Making Lilac Wine

Let’s make some Lilac Wine.  I am not completely done with the process, but it’s going well and I’m confident enough to share what I’ve done.  I roughly followed the instructions from here.  Start now by saving your lilacs.  You can store them in the freezer until you have enough, then give them a second […]

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Homebrewing

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