grilled pork tenderloin with wilted greens, sweet onions + peach vinaigrette

grilled pork tenderloin with wilted greens, sweet onions + peach vinaigrette |

Remember that pork tenderloin recipe I was telling you about? It’s all yours.

I have to say, this summer has been incredible so far. I’ve been finding myself all over the place lately, with little to no routine. I’ve also been applying a similar approach to my blogging style, sort of photographing ‘whenever’ to capture a real time account of what goes on over here. There’s no particular reason for this, other than I feel like this little space of mine is evolving.

So, at 5 o’clock with no agenda (and dodgy lighting) I made this…… 

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how to grill pork tenderloin

how to grill pork tenderloin | I just wanted to thank all of you for your sincere comments and well wishes for our little Jake. He is doing much better now, and I can’t even begin to express how much we appreciate your love and support. Big hugs to all! xoxo

So, in other news…

I’ve recently discovered a great technique for grilling pork tenderloin; the 7-6-5 method.


The numbers refer to the length of time each side is cooked, over high heat on a gas grill. So, that would be 7 minutes on the first side, 6 minutes on the second side, and then 5 minutes with the burners off and the lid closed. This method is designed to work with a standard-size pork tenderloin, about 1- 1 1/4 lbs. … 

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trusting your instincts

trusting your instincts |

I often wonder about the life of a blogger outside of blogging…

When I first started The Clever Carrot, I wasn’t sure how personal it was going to be, especially when it came to my kids. With that said, I had a recipe for you today but I am not going to publish it. I’m feeling compelled to share a different kind of story, one that doesn’t involve any food at all. In doing so, I hope to inspire those who might find themselves in a similar situation. Because when it comes to your kids, they trump everything.

(Go get yourself some coffee and a snack… this is a long one).

Two days ago, Jake woke up with a really nasty bite on his upper thigh. It looked like a ‘bulls-eye’. Was it a tick?

We went to the pediatrician to have it checked out…. 

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