Spring has forsaken us for a moment here in Ohio. The 40’s are not really doing it for me. Yes, I remember it’s still February. But I long for barefoot weather. I crave a muddy, just-pulled summer carrot and the sight of my coriander having, once again, gone to seed before I can get a… Read More Warmth | Carrot and Corriander Risotto
…the snow hath retreated. To reveal barely beginning-to-green parsley plants. Be still my heart.
I am so happy to have a friend who is raising beautiful chickens. Her name is Mylene, and her urban “farm” in a North San Antonio neighborhood produces all manner of vegetables and flowers, and as of November, the little jewels that star in this dish. Upon arrival, I found her chickens happily pecking around Mackey Farms, softly clucking their… Read More South Texas Locavore | Mushrooms on Toast, Poached Backyard Egg
If you have friends or family coming over for an unexpected Sunday dinner at your house, don’t be alarmed. You may already have what you need and have to look no further than your front porch. I couldn’t bear to just let the beautiful green Hokkaido pumpkin go to waste that we brought home from Rennick’s Family… Read More Sunday Dinner, Porch to Table | Roasted Pumpkin with Italian Sausage
In putting all the garden to bed for the fall, we pulled up the last of the tomato and pepper plants. We found this “little” guy on one of the pepper plants. He had pretty much cleaned off most all the leaves. Cherub was fascinated and who could blame her. It reminded us of the caterpillar… Read More Hungry Caterpillar