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.
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 »
This was an experiment last summer that ended up being our family favorite and a great discovery. Dill pickled yellow summer squash is amazing! So tasty and has… Read More »
Well as the saying goes, “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” How about when life gives you strange mutated squash? Make PICKLES! :) I have been gardening… Read More »
Oh my gosh you guys, I did it!…I switched to pectin…Holy Cow, what was I waiting for ?! This stuff works wonders. Instead of cooking the hell out… Read More »
Well, since I made my own brown sugar, I’ve received many questions about it. Like, “what’s the difference between raw sugar and brown sugar?” So I’ve done some… Read More »
I made this today with my first harvest of kale. It was wintered over, so a bit tough, so my options were to cook it or puree it…. Read More »