all things food

eating at home

I decide to keep tracking all of our at-home meals after we wrapped the 30athome challenge in January. Every “X” added is deeply satisfying and every meal eaten out has felt like a well-deserved break. I have no real goals beyond the tracking for the year, but am stoked to see where we end up […]

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sourdough update: week 3

With 20 days of daily sourdough feedings under my belt, I am easing into this last stretch of February with clear intentions – a whole grain, refrigerated starter that only has to be fed once a week. My AP flour starter is there (far right)! It is active and doubling even at fridge temps without […]

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bubbles!

My second attempt at a sourdough starter is going MUCH better than the first batch. Its surface has itty bitty bubbles and there are huge bubbles underneath that come loose when you stir! My next step is finding a bread recipe to try (no knead? sandwich? rolls?) but in the meantime I thought I’d jot […]

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#fijchallenge – february

We are entering month two of the challenge and the name of the game is fermenting. I love me some fermented cukes and jalapeños, but honestly haven’t ventured to far outside of putting up summer produce. So… for my challenge this month I am taking on sourdough starters and yogurt sans instapot and if I can […]

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storing greens

The Texas growing seasons support your new year’s food goals! There are green things all over the farmer’s market and if you partake in a CSA, your box is probably overflowing with everything from collards to kale to arugula. The only downside to this green wonder is storing it all! For that, a couple of […]

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winter cooking

This is a great little cookbook for winter cooking. It is basically my December CSA box. Vegetable-focused sides, salads, mains, and even breakfasts to use up those collards, sweet potatoes, and root veggies. Eat Your Books hasn’t indexed it yet, so a quick list of some of my favorites: Fluffy Sweet Potato Biscuits Pecan Sweet […]

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CSA box – October

We are firmly planted in between seasons here in Austin so thought I would make a quick list of what was in this weekend’s CSA pickup: beets summer squash bok choy dandelion greens sweet potato cucumber okra peppers eggplant Brewing up a meal plan to get us through the next couple of weeks. Stay tuned.

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The Big Bake Sale for Border Families

Join us on Saturday, August 4 from 10am-2pm all over the Austin (and beyond) as we sell our best baked goodies. Our citywide charity bake sale will be raising funds to support and reunite immigrant and refugee families at the border via RAICES Texas.   Sale Locations: Eldorado Cafe – 3300 W Anderson Ln #303, […]

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