Tangy Corn Relish

If you’ve never made corn relish (this is me), this will soon become your favorite way to preserve the summer harvest.

Fava rite Hummus

Why make hummus with canned garbanzos when you can spend five times the effort to make it with fresh favas?
Because it’s waaaaay better!

Inverted Rhubarb Confection

(Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake) I rarely copy and paste newspaper recipes in this blog. However, a number of  events this week conspired to lead me to this wonderful recipe.  First, my mother was overcome with rhubarb envy/appetite upon seeing my enormous dinosaur rhubarb plant. Second, our poodle Peeves was having a birthday (11 years young!) and…

Chiles Rellenos for Two

I absolutely love chiles rellenos.  Today, Mr. Artifact requested them for breakfast.  I have to say, they were superb with an egg and some frijoles de la olla.  Because there were only two of us, I broke down my larger recipe.  Although, these do make quite serviceable leftovers.  I used some roasted Hatch chiles that…


Easy, healthful and packed with flavor, this will become your go-to tabbouleh.

Misgebotten Recipes

Misgebotten recipes are not recipes for goose dishes. They are the collection of recipes that I’ve squirreled away in my little recipe box. We all have a box like this: a resting place of hand-me-down recipes from family and friends, clippings from food magazines that represent our projected self-images, that must-have office potluck recipe, odd-ball collected recipes, our best intentions, amazing inspirations, and weird diversions.

Little Hot Browns

No Kentucky Derby Day would be complete without mint juleps and Little Hot Browns. To make this classic: Toast (rye preferred) Sliced turkey or chicken Mornay sauce (basic white sauce with cheese) Sliced tomatoes Bacon That’s about as simple as it gets. Assemble the open-face sandwich in the order above and get busy on your…