Monthly Archives: June 2011

Commodore Cat Wears A Hat

One of my husband’s students made our cat an amazing little captain’s hat. He wears it proudly. For three seconds, at most. But we can pretend he’s always so official. Advertisements

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Hammock Cat

Commodore loves to nap in the hammock. Whatever you do, though…   Don’t Interrupt The Kitteh Relaxations!

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The Fanciest Snack: Dry Sausage, Mozzerella, And Homemade Pesto

I love fancy snacks, and this is one of my fancy favorites. Homemade Basil Pesto Using A Food Processor Ingredients: Basil leaves, two handfuls. Parmesan cheese, 3 tablespoons approximately. 1/4 cup toasted nuts (walnuts work great if you don’t have … Continue reading

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Mid-June Garden Update

Our basil plants are doing well, despite the best efforts of some hungry grasshoppers. We’ve already made our first batch of pesto! Here are our maximum security tomato cages that we made out of old metal fencing. Our herbs are … Continue reading

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Lemon Cookie And Almond-Pistachio Ice Cream Sandwiches

Desserts for BBQs are tricky. Everybody (including me) gorges themselves on assorted meats and potato-heavy sides. (Hello, potato salad! How I have missed ye.)  Humble desserts like cookies get overlooked in favor of a third (or forth) helping of smoky … Continue reading

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