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...]

Salisbury Steak Recipe

A Recipe: Salisbury Steak for Grown-ups

This is not your lunch lady’s Salisbury steak recipe. No.  Not by any means.  In this Salisbury steak recipe, we pair grass-fed beef with earthy oyster and shiitake mushrooms, … [Read more...]

apple pears sauce

Every Apple Has Its Star & a Recipe for Apple-pear Sauce

I love the fruits of autumn - pears and quince, yes, but it is the apples I love most of all.  Indeed, eighty-five pounds of pomaceous fruit lurk in stacked cardboard boxes in my … [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: 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: Spiced Apple Sauce with Red Wine

]Spiced Apple Sauce, with its smooth texture and gentle, warm flavors, has made it to our kitchen table frequently in the last few months as we use up overwintered apples in … [Read more...]

Miso Glazed Bok Choy

Recipe: Miso-glazed Bok Choy

A good bok choy recipe can be difficult to find.  Too often bok choy recipes disguise the leafy green vegetable in heavy sauces or combine it with other, more strongly flavored … [Read more...]