Carving pumpkins is fun. At our house, I make pretty ones and my husband specializes in scary ones. (In the past, he has been known to use ketchup as an accessory.)
For some reason lately, I haven’t been able to get the idea and taste of this cake out of my head. More of a traditional “coffee cake” than a dessert cake, it’s the taste of my childhood.
By guest blogger Tim Mountz of Happy Cat Farm.
Webster’s Dictionary says that foraging is the act of wandering in search of food. That definition makes me laugh, since I feel like I am always wandering somewhere in search of food. My favorite food to forage is Hen of the Woods.
The best home-made organic taco recipe this side of the Rio Grande. Or, at least, I think so.
We often think of tomatoes as a summer pleasure, but the reality is that fresh tomatoes are a LATE-summer pleasure, meaning right up through the equinox in September or until the frost has come to blacken our little summer hearts. (OK, can you tell I prefer summer to autumn? Although, I must admit, the changing […]
For me, if I had to choose between sweet and savory, I’d always go with savory. But every pantry needs a stash of sweet stuff for baking and so forth—especially at this time of year. Maple Syrup: Coombs Farm—Well, French toast is a family favorite, and this syrup really tastes full of maple. It’s […]
This time of year is always a good time to clean out your pantry and stock up for the dark winter days ahead, when a good hot meal can be the difference between a good day and a bad one. Over the years, I’ve tried a lot of different organic products. A LOT. Fancy ones. […]
I don’t usually bake much, but something about an impending hurricane (Irene) made me want to have some cookies on hand. Once, a long time ago I combined molasses and chocolate chips and made a really good cookie, so my goal on the Friday night before the storm hit was to replicate that taste memory. […]