Imperfect Bread

Bread has been on my mind lately, as regular readers may have gathered from recent posts. Baking my own is of course part of that preoccupation but so is the … Continue reading Imperfect Bread

Jalapeño Peach Chutney – Learning to Preserve at Home

For decades I’ve day dreamed about my grandmother’s homemade preserves, but never had the time to learn how to do it myself. This year I’ve committed myself to canning as … Continue reading Jalapeño Peach Chutney – Learning to Preserve at Home

A “Seattle” Pimento Cheese Spread

Pimento cheese is having a moment. Across the country I’m seeing it on menus, and recipes are popping up everywhere from the New York Times to A Taste of Home … Continue reading A “Seattle” Pimento Cheese Spread

Romanesco Broccoli

My favorite thing to do with Romanesco Broccoli is to give it a very Italian treatment by slow cooking it with anchovies and garlic. The taste explosion is a party … Continue reading Romanesco Broccoli