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Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic scapes were in our very first CSA box, and at first, I had no idea what they were. I asked around, and everyone I asked suggested pesto. I just finally got around to trying out a recipe for it, and they were right…

July 6, 2013

Goat Cheese Cast Iron Skillet Biscuits!

Happy Fourth of July! I’ve mentioned that I’ve been reading Bread and Wine by Shauna Niequist. Last night around 2:30 am, I was reading to fall asleep and came upon this delicious-sounding recipe for goat cheese biscuits baked in a cast-iron skillet. It was…

July 4, 2013
DIY Recipes

Kitchen Challenge: Making Mozzarella

I decided to participate in Love and Olive Oil’s June kitchen challenge. I got a late start – it’s almost midnight on June 30. But with a little help from a Williams Sonoma cheese-making kit and a gallon of milk, it worked! Fresh, homemade…

June 30, 2013

Homemade Salt-Free Vegetable Broth

There are some convenience food items that are truly not worth the trouble to make at home. And there are others that are so easy and practical, you just have to give it a try. This is one of those. Here’s what you’ll need:…

June 6, 2013
Gardening Recipes

Top 10 Recipes for Spring Strawberries

Last weekend we had a haul of 8 pints of delicious, locally grow strawberries to contend with. This past weekend we outdid ourselves and picked over 22 pounds of beautiful Sweet Charlie strawberries. We spent most of Sunday washing, hulling, de-stemming, and freezing them.…

June 6, 2013