This week a friend contacted me and asked for some advice. She had never grown beets, or cooked with them before, and her garden was producing a beautiful crop of plump beets. After directing her to the various recipes on my blog, I decided it may be a sound idea to curate some collections of recipes that feature various vegetables and herbs.
So today I offer the first in a serious of posts. This one featuring the glorious beet. … More Seven Beet Recipes: A Curated Collection
On the eve of Valentine’s Day I wanted to offer you up a romantic recipe. Last year I made a luscious beet soup that my husband John did not find delicious. However, his reaction was memorable and I still laugh thinking about it. Needless to say, I will not be making him soup this year. I am still deciding on an entree, but I know that I will definitely make a leafy green salad with pickled beets, feta cheese, raspberries, walnuts, and a homemade lemon dill dressing.
… More Old Fashioned Sweet Pickled Beets
“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” ― Edith Sitwell I have said it before. Food. It should be simple. We should eat to live. Yet, we have an intimate connection … More A Love Affair With Cooking: Roasted Beet Soup with Ginger and Coconut Milk
“Don’t eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.” ― Michael Pollan Food. It seems simple enough, right? We should eat to live. Yet, we have an intimate connection to the food that surrounds us. Food is comfort, culture, community, family, and a way to celebrate and nurture others. Food is smell, taste, and texture. … More Scarlet Salads in a Jar with Cherry Chipotle Vinaigrette