beyond casserole

This week’s dinner–featuring a pesto pasta with green beans and a side dish of grilled green beans with carrot and onion–turned out not only delicious and fairly simple, but also oh so gloriously local. For the proverbial record, I’d like to note that the garlic, red onion and cherry tomatoes hailed from Tantre Farm in…

beans in your ears

I just couldn’t do a green beans post without fishing this photo treasure out of the archives. Presenting for your viewing pleasure: the Hanko children circa mid-1960’s (from left: Kathy, Mark, my lovely mother Carole, and Fred) snapping beans and goofing off. Life is as fun as you make it.

sorry it’s bean a while

Apologies, dear readers, for my Sprout Diaries hiatus! I wish I could say that the lack of recent entries is a consequence of my truly disciplined GRE study schedule, or perhaps a flurry of grad school application activity. But alas, all that can be blamed for my break in blogging is the relentless heat, a…