So Much Produce/So Little Time to Cook

...and eggplants haven’t even really hit here so what am I going to do next week, the week after?! It’s a luxury problem and I am grateful for the bounty. And I am grateful for my mother who grows so much of it. We spent less than 24 hours at my mother’s this weekend principally so my husband could make pickles with my mother. My husband is not a pickle fan but loves her bread & butter picklesRead more »

Recipes

...use all that lettuce Herbs: parsley salsa verde (video tutorial & recipe), green sauce for any tender herb (dill, cilantro, basil, parsley, etc.), 15 different pestos Recipes that use a lot of something: sauteed cabbage, leek, cabbage & white bean soup w/ herb stems, parsnip & parsley hash, kale pesto, braised greens, vegetable ragouts, roasted winter squash & onions w/ tahini lemon sauce, onion tart, cabbage pancakes. Preserve... Read more »

Cabbage, etc.

...These organizations will still determine who can participate in the market, and what they can sell. With its provisions regarding preserves and pickles, this bill provides room for innovation at the small farm level. New ideas invariably start at this level whether it is in some one’s kitchen or garage. Oregon’s craft brewing industry developed after laws prohibiting the brewing and selling of beer in the same esta... Read more »

Bread (and a Cookbook Giveaway)

...hole, as we called those irregular holes as children, which to me signals real bread. I recently picked up a loaf and used it every which way. With Sharp Cheddar and my mother's Bread & Butter Pickles, about to be grilled. . . The grilled version of the sharp cheddar and bread & butter pickle sandwich was not very photogenic but boy was it good. A friend inspired me to make the below version with fresh goat cheese, min... Read more »

Savory Breakfast Fun

...syrup and any kind of cooked bean (or grain) provides the heft. My usual greenery (parsley and/or cilantro and scallions) is key and a little diced radish, carrot, kohlrabi or something else crunchy is nice. You could toss in kimchi or capers or any kind of pickles really. . .   Of course this would make a nice lunch too. However and whenever you might consume something like this, enjoy! And a healthy and happy New Year t... Read more »

Can't Keep Up with the Cucumbers?!

I just barely am! And in great part it’s thanks to this simple, delicious technique. I’ve made versions of this quick-pickled dish for years but Lynne Curry’s version in Pure Beef is my latest inspiration. They’re delicious within 20 minutes of making and stay crisp and bright for a week. Whittle down that pile of cukes and find yourself snacking on these, putting them on burgers or any sandwich, enjoying them with rice or... Read more »

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So Much Produce/So Little Time to Cook

…and eggplants haven’t even really hit here so what am I going to do next week, the week after?! It’s a luxury problem and I am grateful for the bounty. And I am grateful for my mother who grows so much of it. We spent less than 24 hours at my mother’s this weekend principally so my husband could make pickles with my mother. My husband is not a pickle fan but loves her bread & butter pickles from the…

Recipes

…use all that lettuce Herbs: parsley salsa verde (video tutorial & recipe), green sauce for any tender herb (dill, cilantro, basil, parsley, etc.), 15 different pestos Recipes that use a lot of something: sauteed cabbage, leek, cabbage & white bean soup w/ herb stems, parsnip & parsley hash, kale pesto, braised greens, vegetable ragouts, roasted winter squash & onions w/ tahini lemon sauce, onion tart, cabbage pancakes. Preserve some of your produce: Pickles, Pickled Jalapenos & Carrots (Escabeche), Kimchi, Roasted…

Cabbage, etc.

…These organizations will still determine who can participate in the market, and what they can sell. With its provisions regarding preserves and pickles, this bill provides room for innovation at the small farm level. New ideas invariably start at this level whether it is in some one’s kitchen or garage. Oregon’s craft brewing industry developed after laws prohibiting the brewing and selling of beer in the same establishment. Allowing farmers to try out new products at a small, manageable scale…

Bread (and a Cookbook Giveaway)

…hole, as we called those irregular holes as children, which to me signals real bread. I recently picked up a loaf and used it every which way. With Sharp Cheddar and my mother’s Bread & Butter Pickles, about to be grilled. . . The grilled version of the sharp cheddar and bread & butter pickle sandwich was not very photogenic but boy was it good. A friend inspired me to make the below version with fresh goat cheese, minced, fresh…

Savory Breakfast Fun

…syrup and any kind of cooked bean (or grain) provides the heft. My usual greenery (parsley and/or cilantro and scallions) is key and a little diced radish, carrot, kohlrabi or something else crunchy is nice. You could toss in kimchi or capers or any kind of pickles really. . .   Of course this would make a nice lunch too. However and whenever you might consume something like this, enjoy! And a healthy and happy New Year to you all!…

Can’t Keep Up with the Cucumbers?!

I just barely am! And in great part it’s thanks to this simple, delicious technique. I’ve made versions of this quick-pickled dish for years but Lynne Curry’s version in Pure Beef is my latest inspiration. They’re delicious within 20 minutes of making and stay crisp and bright for a week. Whittle down that pile of cukes and find yourself snacking on these, putting them on burgers or any sandwich, enjoying them with rice or grilled tofu. Quick-pickled Cucumbers –adapted from…