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.

Breakfast

Pickin up Paw Paws, put ‘em in your pocket…

Pickin up Paw Paws, put ‘em in your pocket…

I remember hearing the song Way Down Yonder In the Paw Paw Patch growing up, but I never had a Paw Paw , and I’m not even sure I really knew what one was. In September, a local farm, Cary’s U-Pick, posted that they had paw paws and […]

Baked Egg in Avocado

Baked Egg in Avocado

I have been eyeing eggs baked in avocados for some time. This morning I decided to give it a try for breakfast. I looked up a few methods and recipes online, and got started. It’s really hard to call this a recipe though. After slicing […]

Granola Featuring Cacao Nibs

Granola Featuring Cacao Nibs

Another food souvenir I brought back from Costa Rica was cacao nibs from an organic, biodynamic farm where we stayed called Finca Luna Nueva. As I have said on other posts, I have a tendency to ‘save’ food items I bring back, then never get […]

So I tried my hand at French toast

So I tried my hand at French toast

I had bread from one of the CSA partners Companionship Bread that I had not managed to eat in the first three/four days after baking.  There are no preservatives in this bread, so it was getting stale.  It was the perfect time to try making […]