These days we are all doing different things to stay sane during COVID. Haynes is exploring new foods and cooking. His latest passion is Southeast Asian food which uniquely blends hot, sour, salty, and sweet and umami flavors. Yum! But the first challenge is acquiring a small pantry of hard-to-find ingredients. The obvious place to… [Read More]
So far, we pickled and put away the scapes, and had a couple rounds of garlic scape pesto. They made it through the dry spell. We’re still having great luck with Music and German Extra Hardy garlic. The scapes freeze well, and make an easy pesto dinner throughout the winter. Now on to the garlic!… [Read More]
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Haynes has been experimenting with new recipes, cooking specially for our daughter during her pregnancy and found this cold beet soup in a Ukrainian cookbook, “Mamushka” by Olla Hercules. We love borscht and thought this was an interesting variation that is refreshing in the summer, so nutritious and looks pretty. It calls for brining the… [Read More]
For the main course, after the refreshing beet soup course, Haynes made these delicious steamed dumplings also adapted from the Ukrainian cookbook “Mamushka” by Olla Hercules. These dumplings have an Asian and Mongol heritage and are traditionally made with ground pork filling. Haynes made them instead with some left-over smoked pork belly that he mixed… [Read More]
Judy gave Tim her sourdough starter that she brought from California. He makes it weekly now. Maybe because it’s made with love, it is so delicious. Judy traded a loaf with Charles for a very valuable roll of TP. She also traded a loaf with Haynes for chili pepper seeds. They were pretty sweet deals,… [Read More]
This New Mexican stew is extra delicious on a stormy day! recipe…
Katie makes this from memory almost every week. She originally adapted this recipe from Susan Purdy. It’s either the maple that makes it so addictive, or that she uses her own cornmeal. 1/4 cup butter, melted (a half stick) 1 egg, lightly beaten 3/4 cup milk (or yoghurt, I like mixing the two) 1/2 cup… [Read More]
Red Lentil Tomato Pilaf, Stowe Farm favorite and delicious recipe, especially the caramelized onions!
Jicama Salad So many folks have asked us about this delicious jicama salad, it’s worth reposting. Our dear friend, Judy, made this ridiculously easy, refreshing dish with a kick. Click on the photo for the Recipe…. Only 4 ingredients! Not local, but worth the splurge.