One of the things that participating in Bountiful Baskets has done has helped to expand my food horizons. A couple of years after I started participating in Bountiful Baskets, our local Farm Education Foundation started to host a Food Swap (disclaimer: I’m on the board, and the food swap is […]
One of my favorite things that I have ever gotten at an Italian restaurant was Chicken Saltimboca (from Bucca Di Peppo’s). This is not a restaurant that we can go to all the time. They are EXPENSIVE! I set out to remake the chicken that I order every time. Numerous […]
“The beet is the most intense of vegetables,” ― Tom Robbins Challenge. Find a way to make beets a new family favorite! I remember when I was a child my mother made Harvard Beets. The intense red beets would melt in my mouth with a sweet and sour bite. I […]
I am on a kick! Using coconut oil, prosciutto and rosemary….and it just so happens that the flavors go lovely together. Here is the first of them.
When I made this up for my family, I also breaded up some yellow squash and zucchini that was in my Italian veggie pack. My kids inhaled it!
Did you luck out with a case of asparagus last week? I was lucky enough to share a case with a friend. I’ve got Asparagus coming out my ears…Here is one way that I used some this week. I started out following Gordon Ramsay’s recipe for a rustic pasta sauce […]
Life is a combination of magic and pasta. -Federico Fellini When I cook for my family, I do my best to set the mood. I always feel like I am more able to listen to the little things that the food is trying to tell me when I surround myself […]
Its officially Soup Season! Its my favorite go to lunch, a steaming bowl of soup and a sandwich really hits the spot on cold days. I really love when I can go out to the deep freeze and grab a soup pack and have lunch or dinner on the table […]
I love the fall! I love the colors, the cooler weather, the holidays but most of all the comfort food that I can make my family on cooler nights. Over the last couple of months I have been able to vacuum pack and freeze several of the vegetables that either were […]
Comfort food can be healthy. I admit, I love ground beef. I could use it in a hundred dishes and each one is different and homey and just yummy to me. I can’t even explain why other than possibly it wasn’t something we had much growing up? Maybe it’s like […]