My Cousin’s Golabki

Golabki’s sock-it-to-me flavor, impressive appearance, and straightforward preparation will have you adding this dish to your all-time favorites.

Cheese Crumble

The best thing about the morning was a crumble of cheese.

Coloring Brown Eggs

If you thought you were out of luck during Easter with your clutch of dark brown eggs, you were wrong.

Humble, Tasty, Big Bread

I just returned from a trip to Japan. While you would expect me to come back laden with sushi and ramen recipes tucked away for experimentation, I was most intrigued by the bread.

Misgebotten Recipes

The Malapropped Misgebotten goose provides inspiration from old family recipes.

Pacific Wrenovations

The wrens have returned, and they love the bird house gourds we’ve put up for them.  We surrounded our outdoor seating area with gourds in order to get Nature’s surround-sound. Each gourd has a 2 inch or so sized bird hole angled toward the top, and the gourd secured to a limb or trunk. From…

A Yokatta! Super Bowl Sushi

Of all the crazy things I could have done for Super Bowl food this year, I ended up with sushi.  The driving factor was that I had a small but pristine piece of salmon from Number 1 Son’s Alaska fishing job sitting in the fridge just begging to become gravlax or something else equally raw…

Ella’s Outlaw Kumquat Marmalade

  I’ve never met Ella.  She is an in-law of my in-laws.  Does that make her an outlaw? Regardless, she is the sweetest person, and she made it known on Facebook that she was in possession of a bodacious amount of kumquats at her home in Florida, just hanging on the tree waiting to drop…

Broth Diary 2015

  Well, I’ve put up some posts about Broth in the past, and after several years now of doing this regularly, I have come to some conclusions: 1.   Start with cold water.  Add a tablespoon of vinegar to help extract all the minerals. 2.   A pressure cooker (Instant Pot) works the best for carefree, quick…