Galettes … Our First!

Ed made some sour dough starter and it all began there. It seems I can eat this stuff! This galette uses Einkorn flour and we did a savory version with fresh asparagus and a sweet version with our frozen plums. Both were delicious!

Happy New Year!

That’s what it feels like when ramp season arrives … the year is finally beginning. Spring has finally sprung. I may still have on my insulated overalls, but the heavy jacket remains on the hook in the house. Ramps are painting the wooded hillside with the first green brush of the year and the birds…

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…

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…

Broiled Kale

We eat broiled kale as a side for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Unlike kale chips, broiled kale, takes just a few minutes and doesn’t use many extra toppings but it is delicious. (Some kale chips are sprinkled with cashews or seasonings.) It is a crispy-ish treat that we enjoy better than bacon (really!) with our…

Green Tomatoes, Plain and Fancy

Green tomatoes are something that shouldn’t be overlooked. Especially as we begin the wait for a delicious summer red tomato! Here are some plain and fancy ways to use them: Chickpea Pan Bread Fry green tomatoes with onions in a pan with oil. Salt and pepper to taste. Then add a batter made from equal parts…