Bacon & Balsamic Brussel Sprouts

Bacon & Balsamic Brussel Sprouts

Brussel Sprouts are not the sexiest of vegetables. My son hates them. I used to raise my nose at the few ones I tasted growing up, boiled beyond recognition, mushy to the point of disintegration. So I decided to pretty them up, dress them up in a little black dress...

Beef Stew with Garam Masala

Beef Stew with Garam Masala

Between my CSA box from Crescent Farm and my cow share from GrassFat Farm, I needed to combine the two and come up with recipes involving in-season sweet potatoes and those tougher cuts of beef. A long braised beef stew was in my near future. In like the next 6 hours....

Drunken Beef Stew

Drunken Beef Stew

Fall is shy in South Carolina. It takes its sweet time to arrive, gives us some cool mornings and evenings, but lets summer hang on during the day. No matter, this Canadian girl can smell Fall coming by mid-August. Fall is perfect for soups, stews, roasts, meals...

Kohlrabi Coleslaw (low carb)

Kohlrabi Coleslaw (low carb)

Every two weeks I receive a box of fresh, local and organic vegetables from my CSA provider, Crescent Farm. Getting in-season vegetables forces me to be creative in the kitchen and find ways to cook and eat veggies that are sometimes unfamiliar. Kohlrabi is one of...

Quick Jar Mayo

Quick Jar Mayo

I get a lot of questions on mayo. Years ago, I remember I had no idea how mayo was made. When I learned how simple it was, I never bought a commercial jar again. The beauty of making your own mayo is that you use a good quality oil. Commercial brands all use oils that...

Bone Broth Recipe

Bone Broth Recipe

Bone broth is easy to make at home, with no formal recipe. You could just add chicken bones to a pot of water, simmer it for a few hours, and you'd get pretty good bone broth. I make mine outside in a huge stainless steel pot my mother in law gave me a few years ago....

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