This recipe was the surprise of this year’s strawberry season. I live not far from a few farms growing strawberries and and am quite spoiled by the quality of the local berries and their long growing season. Truth be told, I mostly just eat them for breakfast mixed with other berries. Of course I have […]
The calendar says summer doesn’t officially begin until next week, but the tables at the farmers market are already brimming with brightly colored peppers, gorgeous green beans, various types of zucchini and the first of the vine ripened tomatoes. I love the transition of seasons at the market and am inspired to find new ways […]
My first foray into bread baking was many years ago when I was quite a novice in the kitchen. At that time my “go to” cookbook was The Vegetarian Epicure. I was living in Colorado and didn’t give a thought to the altitude when I jumped into baking a loaf of Honey Wheat Bread. I […]
Just want to let you know that I’m working on setting up some new categories to make it easier to find recipes. Hopefully I’ll be done by the end of the weekend. For now it might look like there’s nothing there-thanks for your patience!
I’m fascinated by the old fashioned art of canning. I dream of opening my pantry and seeing jars of summer fruits and vegetables neatly lined up, waiting to be opened in the middle of winter. It’s not something I learned hanging on my mother’s apron strings. I’m quite sure she never canned anything. When I […]