I was wandering through the Harrods shop in Heathrow recently when I spotted a huge wedge of Stilton Blue. I had to have it. I love Stilton, and it really was a big wedge. I enjoyed it with pears several nights in […]
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.
The other day a broccoli soup showed up on Instagram and it caught my eye. It used Za’atar, one of the food challenge ingredients from a few months ago for a cooking group I belong to. I wasn’t able to participate in the challenge at […]
My feelings about beets are well known among friends. But my last CSA share had beets and I couldn’t give them away. And I vaguely remember liking some beef-based Borscht back when I was in college so I gave it a try. I sautéed some […]
I had been eyeing this recipe since last fall. With one thing and another, I never got around to making it at a more weather-appropriate time. But, even though it is the beginning of July, we had a few days of unseasonably cool weather, and […]
That’s right, more recipes using CSA products. We get tat soi, an Asian green, during the spring season. I usually use it in stirfrys, but thought I would look for something different. Using Yummly, I entered tat soi in as an ingredient and it brought […]
I was happy to have turkey leftovers from Christmas dinner. We had sandwiches and simple reheated plates with turkey, mashed potatoes, and gravy. Now it was time for one of my favorites, turkey soup. First, the carcass goes in a big pot, with a few […]