Author Archives: Jennifer

Morning sun

This morning I got up, poured myself some coffee, and immediately got to work making lemon scones. I have made scones a bazillion times in the past, because they’re one of those stupid-easy (as long as you keep the butter … Continue reading

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Comfort food

Tonight was another busy night, so I made this Creamy Lemon Pasta with Peas and Ham. Basically, you cook up some pasta, and toss some frozen peas into the pot near the end (after first removing a cup of the … Continue reading

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The only snow we’ll see

Tonight is a rehearsal night, which means I didn’t have much time to make anything complicated, so I made Lemon Snowball Cookies. I stumbled across this recipe a few weeks ago, in King Arthur Flour’s social media feed, and have … Continue reading

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Little jar of sunshine

Today has been a very busy day. I got up and set up dough for sandwich rolls, and then while that was sitting, I made a peanut butter coffeecake from my Better Homes and Gardens cookbook (which included as a … Continue reading

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Smokey salty sour sweet

Today is the Day of the Crepe in France, according to Google (and Google would never lie to me), so naturally there had to be crepes. Here is where I freely admit that in the past I have said that … Continue reading

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A month of yellow

I know I have mentioned in the past that we have a very prolific Meyer lemon tree. For example, the other day, I harvested this mound of lemons, which looks like a lot (that’s about 5 dozen) until you realize … Continue reading

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The bargain we make

It was almost twenty years ago, in the fall of 1999. I was no longer officially fostering with the Yolo County SPCA, although I had been known to take in a kitten here and there when one crossed my path … Continue reading

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When life gives you…Part 3

I swear this isn’t going to turn into an all-baking-all-the-time blog, although apparently you wouldn’t guess it from this month’s entries. Ah well. Here is our next installment! When there are still far too many tangelos in the fridge (from … Continue reading

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When life gives you…Part 2

Oh look, it’s that time of year again when the lemon shrub has gone completely insane with fruit and I am desperately trying to come up with ways to use them up. This year, because I need to make lots … Continue reading

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When life gives you…part 1

When there are a lot of tangelos on the tangelo tree that all come ripe at once, and you also need to make something for a gathering, you should make tarts. First you make some tiny little tart shells, using … Continue reading

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