Author: Kim of Glover Gardens

My Cookbook Fetish is Inherited

My Cookbook Fetish is Inherited

I have hundreds of cookbooks. Literally. It’s Mom’s Fault (thanks, Mom!) I’m a cookbook collector, or maybe even a cookbook pack rat. It might be a bit of a sickness. I’ve tried to slow it down, but for a while there, I was on a […]

London by Night: Take a Stroll with Us Over the Thames

London by Night: Take a Stroll with Us Over the Thames

A twilight stroll across London’s River Thames on Blackfriars Railway Bridge and back again on the Millennium Bridge, with St. Paul’s Cathedral as a beacon.

After the Rain, I Hear Flowers (a poem)

After the Rain, I Hear Flowers (a poem)

…about mindfulness, and flowers, and tasting life…

Haiku: Paris View

Haiku: Paris View

Extraordinary architecture and skies in the La Defense section of Paris.

Memorial Day 2018 Redux

Memorial Day 2018 Redux

Reposting the Glover Gardens 2018 salute to Memorial Day.

Mountain Storm Haiku

Mountain Storm Haiku

Haiku inspired by a coming storm in the Colorado Rockies.

New Orleans Noir

New Orleans Noir

“Don’t take the picture, let the picture take you,” is how this noir-reminiscent image from a walking tour in New Orleans came about.

Camera Flash on Snow

Camera Flash on Snow

A video and photos of an unexpected Memorial Day weekend snowstorm in central Colorado, and a haiku to capture the feeling.

Haiku: Happy on a Plane with a Food Magazine

Haiku: Happy on a Plane with a Food Magazine

Something in this Food & Wine magazine will be on our table this weekend during our quiet time in the mountains of Colorado.

Our Musical Millennial Interviewed at the International Jazz Composers Symposium

Our Musical Millennial Interviewed at the International Jazz Composers Symposium

Thomas Wenglinski shares his inspiration for “Repurification: Laura, Ryan and the Thunderstorm” at the International Jazz Composers Symposium.

Date Night Sushi – We Tried It  at Home

Date Night Sushi – We Tried It at Home

A report on the first attempt at homemade sushi at Glover Gardens, including a list of the cookbooks, gear and special sushi-making ingredients we gathered. Not bad, not bad at all!

My Inner Voice is Muted

My Inner Voice is Muted

I have an overwhelming desire to think about nothing, talk about nothing, do nothing. Perhaps this mindlessness / mental exhaustion is a cousin of meditation. Maybe I’m on the way to “empty mind meditation” or mental silence that will declutter my brain and bring on a state of nirvana. 

Santa Monica Pier Seagull’s Stories – Can You Help?

Santa Monica Pier Seagull’s Stories – Can You Help?

A very expressive seagull at the Santa Monica pier deserves a caption.

The Best Crab Cake Recipe, Ever

The Best Crab Cake Recipe, Ever

The best crab cakes ever, from the most popular recipe on foodandwine.com. The “test kitchen” at Glover Gardens proved out these results – yum!

Poem: Writer’s Block

Poem: Writer’s Block

A whimsical poem about writer’s block and an elusive paragraph.

Pico de Gallo for Cinco de Mayo

Pico de Gallo for Cinco de Mayo

Simple, bright and fresh, Pico de Gallo brings a liveliness to any dish it accompanies. And it doesn’t need a “quick mix”!


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