After making blackberry cream-cheese kolaches, I set my sights on making savory ones as well — they’re called klobasnek, but as I have no hopes of pronouncing that, I’m going to call them savory kolaches. I found Lisa Fain’s (The Homesick Texan) klobasenk recipe on epicurious.com, and after reading through it, I decided I wanted … More first you make the cheese
It has been warm and my limited freezer space has made it difficult to get out my ice cream maker bowl attachment. What follows are some no-ice-cream-maker-needed ways to enjoy something cold, inspired from various sources on the internet, books and a recipe vaguely based off what came in our CSA box. Peach Sorbet Some … More Peach Sorbet, Strawberry Sauce & Peanut Butter Ice Cream
Last Friday we went to Costco and on a whim I bought a giant bag of Kirkland Trail mix. It’ll be great! I thought. We can have it for snacks this summer, and it’ll add something fun to their lunches. When we got home, I gave each boy a small bowl of trail mix. They only … More trail mix bars
I’ve made a fair bit of soup the last few weeks. With the days growing colder and shorter, and the rainy weather brought by the Pineapple Express, soup seems like the right choice for dinner as the darkness closes in. I can also make it in the crock-pot and forget about it until later (at … More Smashed Butternut Squash Soup
I am trying to be in denial about the fact it is already November, this effort is failing miserably, as the pumpkins are out on the nature table, as are a dozen acorn caps. Racoon is visiting Mouse in his cozy pumpkin house, and wispy haired gnomes roam freely across the shelf-scape. The Autumn Leaf … More remember, remember, it is now November!
The other night at the Barlow Thursday Street Fair I had a BLT from one of the food stands. I don’t normally order BLTs, but the sandwich was so large it made sense to share it. The sandwich in question was amazing, heirloom tomatoes, happy pig bacon, arugula, tangy mayonnaise, locally sourced fresh whole wheat … More BLT Pizza
The original recipe (from somewhere on the internet, apologies to the original source) called for these to be made as individual “wheels” which involved cutting out the puff pastry into little rounds, etc. which is just too much work — I might do that for a party, but this was just for lunch. I also … More Savory Nectarine Tart