Garlic Scapes

Tis the season for scapes and guess what? I have none of my own to enjoy. Luckily, I have a wonderful mother-in-law who also gardens and has offered to share her scapes with me. We moved to a new home where our gardens were built from scratch recently (some might say too recently considering how … Continue reading Garlic Scapes

Pasta Plates: ravioli

We are a family of pasta lovers, if you can't tell by now. This is our third food post and each one features a pasta dish. In my opinion, there is almost no meal as good as homemade pasta made using fresh eggs from our chickens. In our home we strive to produce as much … Continue reading Pasta Plates: ravioli

Eat food…mostly plants: Part one

I've decided to start a series of posts featuring some of our favorite vegetarian meals. We have for years found a magnitude of inspiration in Michael Pollan's teachings. Each one of his books adorns my book shelf, along with a copy of his most recent book Cooked (FANGIRL SIDEBAR:) which I had signed when I met … Continue reading Eat food…mostly plants: Part one

Pasta Plates: fettuccine

On cold winter nights a home cooked meal is perfect for warming the soul. Nothing nourishes quite as well as fresh homemade pasta. A few years ago we spend a weekend with my in-laws learning how to make homemade ravioli from scratch including the ping (ravioli filling). There is something to be said about recipes … Continue reading Pasta Plates: fettuccine