Recipes: Winter Soups

2020-01-13T20:24:46-08:00

Soup is an important part of every cultural cuisine and the variations could fill several books (and it has!). Soup is the most basic of dishes. Originally soupe or sops described a hot broth poured

Recipes: Winter Soups2020-01-13T20:24:46-08:00

Champagne Brunch

2019-12-07T19:55:34-08:00

Apparently the first use of the breakfast/lunch mash-up “Brunch” happened back in 1895. Guy Beringer, a British writer, authored a piece called “Brunch: A Plea” in Hunter’s Weekly. He wanted people to gather for a

Champagne Brunch2019-12-07T19:55:34-08:00

The Great Foods of Summer

2019-08-15T02:03:47-07:00

As seen in the Press Democrat, August 2019 https://www.pressdemocrat.com/lifestyle/9813040-181/celebrity-chef-john-ashs-easy “Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language” (from Henry James) “When one has tasted watermelon,

The Great Foods of Summer2019-08-15T02:03:47-07:00

Recipes: ASPARAGUS

2019-03-16T03:37:34-07:00

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

Recipes: ASPARAGUS2019-03-16T03:37:34-07:00

Recipes: HOME-CURED CORNED BEEF

2019-03-10T04:30:31-07:00

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

Recipes: HOME-CURED CORNED BEEF2019-03-10T04:30:31-07:00

Recipe: CELERY ROOT: THE UGLY KNOB

2019-03-10T04:26:30-07:00

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

Recipe: CELERY ROOT: THE UGLY KNOB2019-03-10T04:26:30-07:00