Monthly Archives: March 2015

Spring forward with a leisurely lunch

Hummus with Preserved Lemon & Beet Chips served alfresco
Hummus with Preserved Lemon & Beet Chips served alfresco

Sundays are great. Wake up late. Drink coffee. Play with your chickens. Watch some of the LA Marathon on TV from the comfort of your air-conditioned home. Spend the day doing whatever you want. Maybe you’re hungry? Take an inventory of supplies, listen to some music in the kitchen, and 2-3 hours later you have lunch. Why not? This time of year there is that whole extra hour of light in the evening.

The actual day we spring forward is, for the record, my least favorite day of the year. I hate getting swindled out of that hour. (On the contrary, the day we fall back is my FAVORITE day of the year! I planned my wedding around it.) So, I don’t take extra time to make a leisurely lunch on that particular Sunday, since I’m instead resetting all of my clocks and meditating on my Waste Land-length rant about the loss of that hour.

I made lunch today, when I’d just about gotten over it.

The large supply of preserved lemons I prepared several weeks ago had finally pickled Continue reading Spring forward with a leisurely lunch