I returned home after a lengthy trip to Texas to find spring had sprung: the daffodils were spent and the ferns unfurling. Nestled amongst said ferns on the shady side of the porch were dandelions, just emerged, with slender leaves and nary a flower in sight. Which of course meant they are at their peak… Read More Risotto of the Week | Spring Broad Bean and Foraged Dandelion
When we visited our farmer friend Dick Jensen a few weeks ago for maple tapping, we picked up some of his lovingly raised and delicious grass-fed beef. We blew through the short ribs (I still owe you some posts on those, two ways) but we also bought a brisket with the full intention of having… Read More It’s Not Just for St. Patrick’s | Scratch Corned Beef
This is the most marvelous thing to put on top of pasta, fish, crispy duck breasts, wild rice. Oh goodness. It’s good on anything. I’m planning on putting it on top of some eggs and cream cheese and bagels from The Bagel Tree tomorrow morning. It is many times like this that I feel very… Read More Quick Deliciousness | Walnut Aillade
In Georgian cooking, Khmeli Suneli is a spice mix that can be used as a dry rub or as an enhancement to soups and stews. It is essentially a curry, since it’s just a mix of spices. You can choose to use all dried ingredients, or include some fresh, if you have it or it’s… Read More Mix This | Georgian ‘Curry’ Mix
Playlist included Mr. Sun, by Kina Granis.
This past Friday was the 2012 Taste of OSU. Hosted by the OSU’s Office of International Affairs, the event brings some 4,000 guests to the Union to experience food and culture from all over the world. More than 30 student groups provide the recipes, do the cooking and share a bit from their home countries. … Read More Moms’ Recipes from All Over the World | Taste of OSU
It’s simply the best of the last of the garden. Eight ears of the last of the sweet corn. Cobs scraped completely clean, releasing all that sweet corn “milk.” I think it’s what makes this soup special. But perhaps, too, it’s that I added in the last few peppers still standing on my counter. Another… Read More Final Harvest | Corn Milk Soup