food-related

#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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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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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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sunshine acquired

I am that person that walks in the shade all summer, hugging the ones cast by buildings and hopping beneath every tree canopy possible to avoid the hot hot sun. But man oh man! This has been such a grey winter and I didn’t realize how sun-starved I’ve been until today. Got out into the […]

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csa stash – nov 25

Adjusting to the quantities in my medium box and trying to figure out how many meals this will get me through. In today’s box: beets, carrots, broccoli, radishes, fennel, parsley, salad mix, kale, and spinach. Also still working my way through a ginormous stash of butternut and sweet potato.

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what’s for dinner – week 46

Trying out a few more recipes from the Melissa Clark’s book (for lunch) and sticking to some of my staples dinners so I don’t have to fuss with recipes. M: Frijoles Rancheros + Veggie Fajitas T: Big Salads + Caci de Pepe W: Empanadas T: Leftovers F: Dinner out P.S. I got my CSA this […]

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