Category Archives: Cooking

My first wedding cake

Posted in Cooking, Out and about | 3 Comments

This, I recommend

Fried rice with parsnips in it. Earthy sweetness plus salty, gingery spiciness = yum.

Posted in Cooking | Leave a comment

Remembering grandma

My grandmother was a remarkable woman. She lived in this house, by herself, for eight years after my grandfather passed away, living a lifestyle that has become increasingly rare. She was an energetic and industrious householder, harvesting and canning produce … Continue reading

Posted in Bits n bobs, Cooking | 5 Comments

Pretzel crust

1 cup finely crushed pretzels (do it in a food processor) 8 tablespoons melted butter 1/4 C sugar 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (optional) Blend ingredients thoroughly. Press firmly into an 8″ or 9″ pie plate and bake at 375 for 7-10 … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking | 2 Comments

Cat food

Cat food. It’s essentially pate, especially if you get the really expensive stuff that’s made with venison and Jerusalem artichokes or kangaroo and acai berry or whatever they put in there nowadays. I wouldn’t be surprised if some cat foods, … Continue reading

Posted in Bits n bobs, Cooking | Leave a comment

Green tomato salsa

The other day at the farm we ripped out all the tomato vines to get the greenhouses ready for winter. I came home with a bunch of green tomatoes, and decided to roast them and make salsa. I figured green … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking | 1 Comment

Providence and first pie

On Sunday I made the first pie of the season. Saturday night was, well… a little rough. I woke on Sunday with a non-functioning left foot, and probably close to 60 pounds of produce to process. After moping around for … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking, Out and about | Leave a comment