We get these in the CSA basket a few times over the winter. I never really know what to do with them. They are a little small for soup, plus peeling them and roasting them would be a pain even if there are only two of them. What to do, well, I have been roasting them along side… Continue reading Acorn Squash
Here is the latest fermentation experiment. Even before knowing if the Kimchi is going to turn out, I’ve gone ahead and started a new one, the classic sauerkraut. No flavoring, just cabbage, salt and water. Let’s see how this one goes. It’s been sitting on the counter for a couple of days, and is bubbling… Continue reading Fermentation – Sauerkraut
Turnip Kimchi – week 2 Short post to report that the Turnip Kimchi seems to be behaving as it should. As you can see in the picture, it is fermenting nicely, very odorous but actually smells really good. If you’re into Kimchi that is. Anyway taste test still to come but looking forward to it.… Continue reading Turnip Kimchi week 2
This is another in a long list of kitchen experiments which started with an Easy Bake oven and access to mom’s pantry. Those tended to end up along the lines of sugar mixed with anything I could gets my hands on. In my tween’s, I would pick a fruit or vegetable in the produce section and… Continue reading Fermentation – Turnip Kimchi
Yes, yes this is Tomato ambrosia, its name on the Di Stasio web site is “Consommé Doré” but really this is the taste of summer in a clear golden broth so why not call it ambrosia. If you love tomatoes you’ll understand once you taste it. Don’t hesitate one second, once you try this out, you… Continue reading Tomato ambrosia
It’s been 10 years now that I have been getting Kale in my CSA basket and 10 years or trying to figure out what to do with these green, kinda tough and very earthy tasting leaves. I tried frying with garlic and oil and hot pepper, they were ok but still a little tough. I… Continue reading Kale chips – all these years what a waste!