Easy Chickpeasy Flatbread

This flat bread is so tasty and so easy to make. Here’s the basic recipe: Whisk together 1 cup of chick pea flour with 1 cup of water and let sit while you heat a 9″ skillet in a 425 degree oven. (The skillet should be well seasoned and lightly oiled.) When the pan is…

Roasted Soup

This soup is as simple to prepare as its ingredients! Ingredients: 1 Cauliflower 1 Onion 1 Head of Garlic (not one clove) 1 Pepper 1 Big Carrot (or 2 medium ones) Salt, Pepper and Turmeric to Taste 4 cups of Chicken or Vegetable Broth Olive Oil Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Recipe: Cut vegetables into…

It’s Za’atar Making Time

In September we harvested the sumac and stored it in our drying racks. We’ve been processing the tiny berries and now we are finalizing the mix. In addition to sumac, our recipe uses thyme, marjoram and oregano, all grown at Lucky Dog. It also uses roasted sesame seed and sea salt that we source responsibly….

Now It’s Raining Grapes!

After a summer of almost daily thunderstorms we are now being rewarded with an abundance of fruit. The wait between the pruning of our fruit trees and grape vines and the time they actually bear fruit is a little nerve wracking for me as I’m fairly new at it.  I read books, watch videos and…

Just Roast It

For a simple dinner, we just pull out a cookie sheet and load it up with veggies and pop it in the oven and start roasting. We fill the pan with whatever is on hand, drizzle it with olive oil and sprinkle it with salt and pepper. I do line the pan with aluminum foil…

Plums in Abundance

We were blessed with a tree laden with plums this year. This is a first year that this tree has born fruit and it provided with wild abandon. I worry, when I prune, that I will prune too much and the tree will respond with a reticence to produce, but I’m learning this actually isn’t…