Monthly Archive: August, 2012

Melanzane Sott’Olio (Pickled Eggplant with Oil)

I seem to be on an antipasto kick lately. More like trying to preserve some of my veg before it dies on me. I just canned a couple jars of tomatoes as well.… Continue reading

Raw Beet, Carrot and Cabbage Coleslaw with Red Onions

How amazing is it when you get a bunch of ingredients in your CSA box that you can use in one dish! That rarely happens for me, I just use a little here… Continue reading

CSA Week 15

Although I may be a little late to the CSA party (busy weekend preserving my CSA bounty) I think may have just squeaked in in time for my first Whats in the Box,… Continue reading

Homemade Ranch Dressing

Yeahhh people might think I’m nuts for making almost everything from scratch, but you know what tastes better than home-made? Nothin! And an added bonus is that its cheaper, healthier because you’re not… Continue reading

Pita Bread – Not As Scary As It Sounds

There was a wonderful place that a group of us teenagers used to eat at during the lunch hour at our high school, called Pic-A-Pita… a pita fast food place where you could… Continue reading

Good Ol’ Chicken Noodle Soup

I love chicken noodle soup, yes even in the summer – I seem to be on a soup kick lately. I love it especially because its fairly easy. I mean everything is cut… Continue reading

Caldo Verde (Portuguese Green Soup)

There is something great about traditional recipes, I find myself searching for “traditional” recipes a lot. I guess its because I just want to know what it originally tasted like before I start… Continue reading

Sauerkraut Update

Appetizing huh?! So I guess its been about 20 days since I first started fermenting my kraut. And that is what it looks like now. Try not to be afraid of the white… Continue reading

Homemade Mayonnaise

So easy, and really really good. Its totally worth it to make your own mayonnaise. I’ve seen some recipes that use just the egg yolk and I don’t like to waste, so I… Continue reading

Summer Squash (Zucchini) Fritters

There is only one way to eat zucchini and that is fried, in my opinion. Actually, thats probably the best way to eat anything… I was so sad that the zucchini in my… Continue reading