How To Make Perfect Popcorn At Home

There's been an alarming trend when it comes to popcorn. It seems as if fewer people are making their own popcorn at home and...

Everything You Wanted To Know About Lump Charcoal

A question that we've been fielding a lot lately is what makes lump charcoal so great. Fortunately, that's a pretty easy question to answer...

How To Slice And Serve Cheese For Your Guests

Slicing and serving cheese is a great way to impress friends and family—particularly around the holiday seasons. There's something special about serving a perfectly...

How To Keep Your Grill Properly Maintained

People like to argue over whether what's better: a gas grill or a charcoal one. They like to argue that the grill they prefer...

Nigel’s gooseberry pie

There’s really only one reason in my book (blog?) to grow gooseberries. sure jam is nice, and i wouldn’t shake my spoon at a serious gooseberry...

5 spice kumquat chutney

This is the last of my 10 pound batch – ordered from here quite some time ago. as you may know, i love kumquats, those...

Carrot spears with chervil

If you've been over here recently then you know that i have been rather busy the last few weeks. Haven't had a whole heck...

Jam on it: Plum hot jelly & almond butter

Attention: this is a public service announcement You may remember this Plum hot jelly look, I know plum season seems like forever ago and forever...

Plum Hot Jelly!

this weekend went by very fast! up here in the southern berkshires we had our first frost the leaves have been whipping around and...