A bunch of carrots with bushy, crispy greens arrived in our CSA box. I've learned that whenever the box arrives, the soft, leafy greens need to be used first. Carrot tops are interesting. They
Finally, there is a sourdough success to write about! If you don't know why that warrants an exclamation mark, have a look over here. For the past several weeks, I've been nourishing a new starter,
Too much time spent on the internet these days. Browsing recipes, food blogs, and pinterest has become an escape from the rest of the internet where terrible things are filling my feeds. These days
I once combed through the produce section of what felt like a million supermarkets, just to find a green papaya for a Thai salad. While the salad was excellent, it only used about a quarter of the
Last weekend, I made crackers. I used a recipe that I've used a few times before. I found it a while ago on the baker chick's blog, to where it, in turn, appears to have journeyed from Smitten
It's been a little while since I made pasta from scratch. Last week, I was contemplating how to use up a few things in the fridge, including some hard goat cheese and some arugula.
We had a houseguest staying over for a few days at the beginning of the month. Or actually, I did, because Paulus wasn't yet back then. There are two nice things about having people staying over. One
My mom gave Paulus these wooden breakfast boards as a Christmas gift. At the school where she works, they have established a farm store where they sell jams, pickles and knick-knacks, and that's
It's been raining all week in San Diego, and so I've been craving hot dishes, and particularly grains, for every meal. I have had cooked oats for breakfast, barley for lunch, and polenta for dinner.
There has been a coming and going of friends around the holidays and in the new year. Some were sent off with a dinner. On the menu: chicken burgers with mediterranean flavors and roasted sweet