A look back at our crazy 2011 through food.
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Niman Ranch applewood smoked ham with an apricot-brown sugar glaze; orange-glazed carrots, sauteed broccoli rabe with onions, and creamed potatoes based on my mom’s childhood memory.
Banana graham crackers, homemade marshmallows, and dark chocolate = an equation for everything from oatmeal to bread pudding!
Peanut butter playdough thickened with coconut flour, and homemade dark chocolate peanut butter cups!
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…
I’ve been so busy putting together Christmas card orders in the past few weeks that I haven’t had much time to write about what I have been cooking, aside from the big Thanksgiving recap, so…
A recounting of our 2011 Thanksgiving dinner, and a few of the best recipes from it.
All my reasons to be thankful in 2011, in honor of Thanksgiving.
It’s one of those things I can’t unthink—now that I know I can make chicken stock from picked carcasses, I simply cannot resist doing so, even when I can barely squeeze another quart into the…
Preserving a box of Bartlett pears via canning and dehydration.
A (pretty nearly) final gardening update for the 2011 growing season: carrots, beets, and potatoes!
The October 2011 Daring Bakers challenge was an unusual filled holiday bread called povitica; I made two gorgeous loaves filled with apples, walnuts and cinnamon.
Honey-sweetened chocolate syrup is a great way to encourage my preschooler to drink more raw milk!
Healthy(ish) molasses spice cookies for autumn.
I love using every part of a purchase! In this case, the scraps from canning applesauce became apple jelly, and the cores from making dried apple rings became cider vinegar.
Italian prune plums are halved and canned in a bath of sweet spices and honey syrup---these gorgeous preserves will be well-appreciated come winter!
From wild plums growing in the greenbelt to jars of orange jam in my pantry.
A super-easy waffle recipe that is fluffy, crisp, and perfect for lazy mornings---even more so if you freeze some and pop them in the toaster!
Lightly spiced and not too sweet, with a decadent drizzle of white chocolate glaze, these pumpkin scones are like an edible ode to autumn.
An update regarding our backyard garden plots for the month of September 2011: beans, root veggies, and fall crops.