Preserving Food

Cucurbits!

Squash, melons, cukes... I love their mischievous ways and dr. seuss looks from leaf to fruit. so imagine my delight when ms gloria of laundry etc. used...

Cultured butter (and créme fraîche)

Iam happy to report that sore shoulders (me) churner's elbow (M) and one broken lehman's best butter churn later, M and i have buttered...

Apple Pectin (& confiture de vieux garçon)

Johnny appleseed is my homey. Well, at least he would have been if i had lived in the 1700's. he was born in massachusetts...

Saged Pear Butter

I've had a lot on my plate these past few weeks- i had 2 of these in 2 nights in nyc: Then i had 8...

Meyer lemon pickle with Indian

Meyer Lemon Pickle With Indian 5-spices Ingredients: 13 organic meyer lemons 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds 1 teaspoon...

Gingery lime pickle

I know, i know, another one. Look, i'm not trying to hide the fact that during january and february i'm a citrus pickle making...

Can jam September round up: Stone fruit

I really just have to do this...just so you know. As i've been sitting at my computer reading and rounding-up throughout the week i...

The lost art of real cooking: review & give away

I'd like to give a shout out to all the pilgrims in the house... that would be me. I guess somebody over at penguin...

Shizzles with picklz: kimchi steamed buns

I have a feeling that you peeps might look at this and say wtf? (if you say that sort of thing, of course). if...

Shizzles with picklz: shallot pie

The holiday season is in full swing and i've been feeling kinda generous. (have you noticed?) i mean, perfect pie crust over there, fried...