ASPARAGUS STORY I have fond memories of wild asparagus growing up on my Grandparents ranch in Colorado. The ranch was at about 8000 feet and winters were harsh at that altitude. Seeing wild asparagus pop
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Serves 8 - 10 Corning is an old English term that refers to pellets of salt called corns. It has nothing to do with corn the vegetable. If you’ve ever looked at the ingredient list
The “Ugly Knob” description came from the Grande Dame of British food writing, Elizabeth David, who had great affection for this homely looking root vegetable. In case you aren’t familiar with her, she predated Julia
SCHNITZEL As seen in the Press Democrat! https://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/9179577-181/celebrity-chef-john-ash-gives Schnitzel holds a very special place in my heart (and stomach). My Grandmother used to make it often and she was the master of schnitzels of all
One of nature’s great food gifts I think is crab. I’ll never forget my first taste of crab. I was a very small kid on my first visit to Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco and
The cranberry, along with blue berries and the Concord grape, have a unique and special place in American cuisine. They are the three North American native fruits that are grown in commercial quantities. There are
I spent my early years living with my Grandparents on a ranch in Colorado. We really were poor mountain people but I really didn't know that (no internet to remind me!). I credit my Grandma
HOW TO BUY AND COOK A HERITAGE TURKEY Make this the year you try a heritage bird by following the tips for buying and cooking below. ORDER AHEAD If you want to serve heritage turkey
DAY OF THE DEAD: A TRIBUTE TO DEPARTED ONES We are just beginning to see in those fanciful sugar skulls and other reminders of Day of the Dead celebrations. In addition to the skulls, you’ll