I’m on a roll when it comes to learning how to make new provisions in my very own kitchen. I like the challenge, it keeps me on my toes and not slack in the kitchen. On a recent visit to my daughter’s home in California we made a sweep through the Kombucha section at her […]
Recently I learned to make Maneesh, a Middle Eastern Flatbread that makes a perfect edible spoon for dips such as hummus, baba ganoush, tabouleh or for soaking up juices from meats and sauces. I’ve long been intrigued with the spice blend called Za’Atar. Now I know precisely how I like it best! One bonus of […]
Herb infused honey is a pairing of goodness on two levels.. The medicinal value found in herbs as well as the healing benefits of honey. I love honey straight out of the jar but infused honeys certainly have their place in my kitchen. Imagine fresh pear slices drizzled with rosemary infused honey. How about lavender honey spooned […]
Fresh and dried herbs are swell additions to many foods, recipes and dishes. How to use herbs is something many of us are familiar with. Some of you may use herbs everyday and many of you may be uncertain how to incorporate them into your meals. If you grow herbs you are more than likely […]
Oil & Honey Edition ~ I am starting a pre-spring detox. My plan is not a crazy starve myself detox but one where ingesting good, clean food, drinking lots of water and including essential oils is the idea. With spring comes growth, baby birds, tender green leaves shoot out of trees, brilliantly colored bulbs burst forth from the […]
My house is filled with the aroma of smoked something……. I found myself with a smoked turkey carcass with which to make some homemade broth. I decided to add a “Bouquet Garni” to the mirepoix to add some flavor other than the smokey one. My bouquet consisted of fresh Italian parsley, fresh thyme, bay […]
Well, I’m just going to start by saying a weekend away does wonders for the soul, relaxes the body, strengthens the bonds, and allows time for reflection. My weekend away with the girls was marvelous. What a superb and interesting group of women I spent my weekend with.