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.

Preserving

Herb Salt

Herb Salt

While I was updating labels on my posts I accidently deleted the post on Herb Salt.  I don’t want to lose it, so here it is again. I always plant herb pots in the summer.  This year the sage has gone crazy!  I dried some, […]

Chili peppers! Thai Birds-eye and ???

Chili peppers! Thai Birds-eye and ???

Last weekend I visited the City Market in Kansas City, MO with some friends.  At tthe produce stands I was on a quest for poblanos, but was informed it was still too early.  But, there were a number of stands featuring Asian produce, and I […]

OMG Chocolate Mint Extract

OMG Chocolate Mint Extract

When I planted my herb pots this year I bought some chocolate mint, just because it smells good.  This year was amazing for the herbs, and the chocolate mint went wild.  It seemed like a shame to waste it, so I snipped a bunch of […]

Using up CSA produce – Pickled Hakurei Turnips

Using up CSA produce – Pickled Hakurei Turnips

The goal this weekend is to use up or put up produce that is piling up from the CSA (Community Supported Agriculture .  Next up, Hakurei turnips.   I love Hakurei turnips.  They are great in stir fries and raw in salads, and even just […]