Giant peach dumplings

Today’s #OneGoodThing was enjoying these giant fresh peach dumplings in cognac sauce with Mama! I used a recipe from the first Smitten Kitchen cookbook, except I swapped out Bourbon for Madagascar Vanilla Cognac (because that’s what we had). Delicious! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Kindness is Everything. Day 279 of…

A promise of peaches

The peach tree we planted last year is now in full bloom and we are so excited for the promise of peaches to come! We got about a dozen fruit from this tiny tree last year, and we are hoping to be inundated this summer. Mama and I soaked up the afternoon sun and listened…

Harvesting our breakfast

This morning’s breakfast included a handful of juicy, sweet peaches, picked fresh from our tree. It’s our first summer receiving fruit from this tree, so we’re especially thrilled for each lovely bit. Today’s #OneGoodThing was harvesting breakfast with Mama! Day 196 of 365. And Day 927 in a row (here’s the first 366 & the following 365)!  1 year ago today: Surrounded…

Poached peaches and candied lemon peel

It was a foodie-centric day in our home. I candied lemon peel for the first time, and was surprised at how easy it was to make. I tried to make two different styles, but the curly ones didn’t really retain their curl. They’re all delicious anyway! I loved the series of photos in this recipe…