Julie | January 1, 2012
A look back at our crazy 2011 through food.
Julie | December 17, 2011
Wow, has this ever been a busy holiday season! I have been cranking out my handmade Christmas cards for orders since before Thanksgiving, and have probably produced close to 150 in that time—not bad for my first holiday season at it! Some of the cards were donated to Nolan’s preschool for a holiday craft fair [...]
Julie | November 24, 2011
All my reasons to be thankful in 2011, in honor of Thanksgiving.
Julie | June 2, 2011
Farm animals, wild birds, backyard gardening, raw milk and honey-lime salmon are the highlights of our Memorial Day 2011.
Julie | March 17, 2011
My first experiment with pickling meat—corned beef brisket, to be exact! This recipe is nitrate-free.
Julie | February 14, 2011
Hearty oatmeal popovers make an unusual Valentine breakfast.
Julie | January 4, 2011
Four different meat-centric meals, covering all the bases: beef brisket, crumb-coated pork, roasted chicken, and lamb shanks braised with lentils and curry.
Julie | December 24, 2010
The December 2010 Daring Bakers challenge was stollen, a traditional German Christmas bread. Mine contained dried cherries, pistachios, and candied ginger, and was shaped into two different varieties of wreaths.
Julie | December 20, 2010
Delicate little cookies with a tender crumb, aromatic minty flavor and festive green color, these mint meltaways can be eaten as is, or sandwiched with ganache for a more decadent holiday treat.