Strawberries

It is early July, and peak strawberry season in Connecticut is winding down. Farm markets have been bursting with baskets of fragile red berries, this being the only time of year when it is really worth eating these little delicacies.

Strawberries and rhubarb are a classic spring time combination, and a gorgeous execution of this was found recently on the seasonal tasting menu at Gramercy Tavern http://www.gramercytavern.com , a ceviche of tiny scallops made with rhubarb juice and perfect, sweet red strawberry chunks.

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Fresh Pesto Presto!

Nothing says summer like homemade pesto...and fortuitously our first batch of fresh basil is ready to be harvested. Today we are pairing our favorite pesto with angel hair pasta. It requires just a few ingredients with very little prep time. Give this easy weekend dinner recipe a try and let us know how you like it!

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Giving Progressive Lenses A Chance

I was due for my annual eye exam and the optician agreed that if I was becoming frustrated constantly switching between my different sets of glasses and that I was needing both, that progressives would be a great option for me...And I love them!!

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