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Crispy black bean tacos

Robin and I have been loving life at home with our boy, Harrison.  While there have been a few home cooked meals from the knitchen, we have been fortunate to have a number of dinner visitors bringing wonderful treats.

Knowler family sandwiches

Grilled Salmon and Flatbread with Green Charmoula

This last dinner was a highlight in the post-baby Knitchen.  It is from a great Bon Appetit article about a surf and cooking trip to Mexico that looked like a dream.  The green charmoula was a dream on fish and bread.  So tasty.

 

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If all goes well, Harrison will come home with us tomorrow.  We spent the evening relaxing with Jane and Jeremy.  Jer cooked some wonderful salmon with a fabulous peach, avocado salsa.

My contribution was this grilled kale salad with ricotta and plums.  It was a delight. Wow.  The grilled kale was crispy and added wonderful texture and flavor.  Will I make it again?  That depends on what Harrison has to say about cooking!

Grilled Kale Salad with Ricotta and Plums

 

Robin and I welcome Harrison Pond Davis into the world last friday, July 13th.  He has changed my life.

He is spending a few extra days in the ICN getting used to breathing; it is tough being five weeks younger than most babies.  Robin and I have been home for a few nights and enjoying cooking at home.

On the menu so far:

Penne with White Beans and Kale 

Tagliatelle with corn pesto.  We made it with Taylor’s smoked pancetta. Amazing.

Penne with Ricotta, Arugula and Basil