Fermented Hot Chile Sauce

A Recipe: Fermented Hot Chili Sauce

Fermented hot chili sauce – explosive with heat and teeming with food enzymes, beneficial bacteria, vitamin C and carotene.  Traditionally, all hot chili sauces were prepared … [Read more...]

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The First Salsa of the Season: Radish & Green Tomato

This recipe and post are contributed to Nourished Kitchen by Megan and Rose of Fig and Fauna.  If you are interested in contributing to Nourished Kitchen, please read these … [Read more...]

The Garden Remedy that Survived the Bubonic Plague: Four Thieves Vinegar

Four Thieves Vinegar can cure the plague, at least, that’s what French folklore teaches us. And while I can’t comment on the veracity of this statement (and, no, it hasn’t been … [Read more...]

CSA Box

mystery veggies in your csa box? what to do with what’s in your box.

I have a confession: I have no idea what’s in my CSA box this week, and, I’m confident I’m not alone.  Sure, I can recognize the sugar snap peas and carrots, the lacinato kale with … [Read more...]

A Recipe: Ketchup for Real Food Lovers

Homemade ketchup – it sounds complicated as though you’d spend all day in the kitchen pounding your way through vats of tomatoes and slowly simmering them away in kettles on a … [Read more...]

a recipe: bbq sauce that’s hot, sweet and black as sin

Homemade barbecue sauce, sweet, hot and full of rich flavor, is one of our favorite indulgences.  One of the last opportunities for summer barbecues lurks just around the corner, … [Read more...]

A Recipe: Homemade Horseradish

Homemade horseradish found its way to our table this week, and it's hot - painfully hot, pleasurably hot, perfectly hot. When fresh horseradish root appears at market, which is … [Read more...]

A Recipe: Shrimp Salad with Dill Mayonnaise

Shrimp Salad has become one of our favorite treats this summer.  The sweet shrimp combine beautifully with the bright flavors of lemon, dill and the creaminess of a good homemade … [Read more...]

A Recipe: Preserved Lemon & Mint Allioli

Allioli.  Allioli. Allioli.   I love how the vowels and lulling Ls roll off the tongue - softly and whimsically - almost like a child's nonsense word.  all-ee-oh-lee.  It's a … [Read more...]

Recipe: Pesto Egg Salad

Pesto Egg Salad - herbaceous and garlicky - found its way to our kitchen table this weekend after my son and I took the time to boil and dye pasture-raised eggs for Easter.  We … [Read more...]