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

Summer Lunch

One of my favourite lunches, and one that takes me back to my childhood is pickled onion sandwhiches with tomatoes and mayonnaise. I’m a “make from scratch” kind of girl, so I make… Continue reading

Braised Wild Rabbit

It isn’t every day that I get to have rabbit, so when S brings one to me and says, “Look! I caught us dinner!” I’m thrilled, and cleaning it doesn’t bother me anymore,… Continue reading

Pickle Fever

Pickling is much easier then you would think, it sure is easier then I thought. And today was a pickling day for me. I was frantically trying to preserve as much of the… Continue reading

Blueberry Fields Forever

I’ve tried a lot of blueberries over the years, and the majority of them were pretty boring tasting. I’d say I’ve become a bit of a Blueberry Connoisseur. After you’ve had wild blueberries,… Continue reading