I’ve been warming up to the #tomatolandia sprint that is coming up at month’s end with small batches of fruit preserves. Made a beautiful batch of loquat jam today and am moving on to dewberries next. Have you started putting up spring produce?
Things in the kitchen aren’t always pretty. Mistakes happen. In the grand scheme of things a pan of burnt granola is not the end of the world. Is it food waste? OMG, yes! Was it preventable? OMG, yes! Am I going to make another batch of granola? Ummm, yeah. Kicking myself for the pricey pistachios and pecans AND golden raisins that bit it yesterday, so my next batch will be with a more modest list of […]
I’ve never followed pecan season very much, but may have to change my Autumn ways. These beautiful clusters are popping up all over the neighborhood. I see some salsa-for-pecan swaps in my future…
concocting a plan for my first 30 lbs of tomatoes, a photo by a_neelee on Flickr. So far, I know that I need to put up crushed tomatoes, ketchup and oven-roasted tomatoes. Not sure that ketchup will make it into the first weekend. What are you making with your tomatoes?
I had a really great day that I chose to dedicate almost entirely to the kitchen. I scrubbed the stove. I cleaned counters and back-splashes. I baked. I made tonight’s dinner with not a bean in sight. The Cauliflower, Spinach & Potato Stir-Fry with Coconut Milk that we’re having is from Deborah Madison’s Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone. Even now, I can turn to it with confidence on days when I have no idea what to […]