Tag Archives: easy

Fun Fancy Finger Food

Making fancy appetizers can be a fun and beautiful way of highlighting delicious local harvest.  The best part is that beauty often comes with simplicity when highlighting fresh vegetables and fruits.  Here are a few recipes I’ve tried recently: Caprese … Continue reading

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Simple Sauerkraut

Have you heard how awesome fermented foods are? (if not, check out this story or this one on NPR or this longer article in the New York Times)  If you are trying to fit more fermented foods into your diet, and … Continue reading

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Canning Tomatoes

If you’re interested in learning to preserve your own food, can tomatoes.  If you love the flavor of real sun ripened home grown tomatoes and miss it in the winter, can tomatoes.  Worried about BPA in liners of canned tomatoes?  Can … Continue reading

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No-Knead Crusty “Artisan” Bread

I don’t eat much bread and consider myself more of a cook than a baker, so I’ve left baking duties to my dad for the past few years.  Yesterday was a cold grey day.  I was craving a kitchen project … Continue reading

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Favorite Easy Pumpkin Recipes

Want to cook with pumpkin, but don’t have the energy for a pie?  Have a pie pumpkin and are not quite sure how to turn it into food?  (OR see one heavily discounted at the supermarket post-halloween?)  I recently discovered … Continue reading

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