food-related

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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#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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