Farmers’ Markets ~ a daily happening here…

Everyday somewhere on this island, there’s a farmers’ market. There isn’t a huge amount of local produce in the stores, because of this daily event. Straight from the farm, to us! The produce is amazing, and diverse. We go from stall to stall (or truck bumper to truck bumper) buying this and that. After one…

Pea & Edamame Dip

It’s spring! Time to set aside thoughts of roasted roots, and go for the green. We sat outside after a full day of sunshine and working outside. Even though it was early April, the temperature made us so aware of summer days around the corner. I had spent a few hours, getting the porch ready,…

Zesty Salmon Cakes

Working outside, trying to wring the last few minutes of sunlight out of the day, usually means that dinner has to be an easy, quick affair.  I find that these October days when sunset seems to come earlier and earlier, are the hardest ones to get dinner on the table before 7:30.  Here’s an easy…