Once I made a very tasty creamed cauliflower soup with nutmeg and swore that I would make it again and again. However, I never did make it again…. Read More »
Occasionally we visit a Ukranian Store in Mt. Vernon, WA when we are visiting my beloved Dad and Stepmom. The store is quaint and the owner is charming… Read More »
Mmmm, it’s Girl Scout Cookie season! I’m in a contest to get creative with cookies. I makes so much sense too, because I have received Facebook messages and… Read More »
I’ve added another beet recipe to my tool belt. I was given a large box of large beets for my free community cooking class. We discussed how popular… Read More »
Jam… It’s like the most difficult canning thing I make. Why? Why!?… Well, I usually don’t want to add all that darn sugar. There’s way too much in most recipes and even when I buy “lower sugar” pectin, I still don’t seem to get thick jam.
Well fig harvesting time has come and gone again. It is so very quick. You either get the figs ripe and sweet and soft, or the birds do…and in a week or two, they are all gone for another year.
We are having a heat wave in Seattle. It’s unlike any June I’ve ever lived through. We have a joke “Jun-uary” because June is usually cold like January. We also have a saying that summer starts on July 5th, because it often rains the weekend of the 4th. This year it’s different.
Nasturtiums are an edible trailing flower in vibrant colors of yellow, orange, and red. They grow and re-seed very well in my front yard garden, so I’ve had… Read More »
“Do I see bacon? If so, you should include that in the title; bacon sells everything.”—a loyal fan/one of my best friends. I harvested all of the kale… Read More »