Category Archives: preserving

rhubarb gin rickey jam

Oh rhubarb. You’re having a moment right now, especially in my neck of the woods. What a strange plant you are, raw and full of crunch and astringency, but slowly softening in sugar and heat, tart but tamed. Donning a ruby … Continue reading

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delicious alliteration: multigrain marmalade muffins

It’s that time of the year, when asparagus arrives! When ramps make their special appearance! When the ruby beauty that is rhubarb finally graces us with its presence! And, if you’re a canner, big or small, the gorgeous new fruits … Continue reading

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golden child jam – and a giveaway!

During the winter months, those of us particularly obsessed enthralled with eating seasonal foods have a tough time of it. My love of kale and winter squash only stretch so far. But there are a few highlights in the fruit world, earlier … Continue reading

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saturday snapshot

Late afternoon brunch for one on a quiet Saturday. Whole wheat buttermilk biscuits, tomato jam and sour cream scrambled eggs, with a honey almond [milk] chai. And it may have been eaten cold because I was obsessing over taking other … Continue reading

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dorie’s toasted shorties

Sometimes a recipe haunts you. It may show up in your reader three, five, ten different times. It makes the full and complete food blogger roundup, like a musician with a new album for consumption. Maybe it looks a bit … Continue reading

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hot hot heat

There is nothing quite like a spicy meal on a snowy night. This meal is something that has hit the spot both times I’ve made it.  Served with brown rice and made with white meat turkey, it feels not only … Continue reading

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spice up your life!

I may be alone on this, but I get those mind-consuming ideas that strikes so randomly that you don’t know what to do. Besides go for it. The fortunate thing about this in the kitchen is that going for it … Continue reading

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