A personal kitchen diary. I try new recipes and make notes on what works and what doesn't. Sometimes I can things, and sometimes I dry herbs. This is the story of my kitchen.

Beverages

Bloody Mary

Bloody Mary

I checked a bunch of different recipes online, and the commonly recurring ingredients included horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, and of course hot sauce.  Several included juice from a jar of green olives.  So I pulled out a bunch of ingredients (well actually I pulled out a […]

Cucumber Water

Cucumber Water

I had breakfast with some friends down on the square last Saturday.  We shopped around after, and hit the Farmers Market as well—just as they were closing.  One farmer was selling a whole bunch of zucchini, summer squash, and cucumbers 4 for $1..  So I […]

Fresh Lemonade, or, What to do with that big bag of lemons you justbought at Costco or Sam’s Club

Fresh Lemonade, or, What to do with that big bag of lemons you justbought at Costco or Sam’s Club

You know those big bags of lemons that are at Costco or Sam’s Club and are so cheap you can’t resist buying them?  And then you don’t use them all and some go to waste and you feel guilty? Well, it is a good thing […]