Grandma Sherry sent a sweet care package with some gifts to commemorate my first Mother’s Day, and amongst the goodies was a cool bib for Dashiell. It’s made out of vintage oilcloth with a cowboy theme and nice zigzag stitching. We really needed bibs, and I love the ease of the oilcloth. I am a sucker for the old fabrics so this stole my heart.
What’s for dinner, you may ask? First we’re serving an appetizer of apple slice (pictured). Next up: blue kabocha squash and cauliflower. Kabochas are coming into season–grab ’em while you can! I think the blues are the best–velvety and not too sweet. Dash agrees!
Mom eats hers with some unsalted Irish butter and Fleur de Sel from The Meadow>. After reading his book Salted>, I’m now a Mark Bitterman disciple. Do yourself a favor and pick up a starter set of their fine sea salts, and you’ll be joining me in throwing out your table (and Kosher) salt for good. Although I live just across the river from his shop, I haven’t had time to get in there. They also sell chocolates and flowers; I think I am subconsciously avoiding the store because I will be tempted to scoop up everything in sight. What a dreamy business!
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