Hail yeah? There was a whopper of a storm today. “A TERRIFIC storm,” some might say. Heads nearly rolled! Tattered tomato plants, the potatoes even worse. Battered squash. Shredded corn leaves. Some carnage. Matter of factly, Pachamama served up a sumptuous bowl of hail soup, as the garden reeked of decimated dill and mint and onion….
Category: Water ~ Recipes for Soups and Stews, Tofu
Within this element complex creations are developed and transformed. We give thanks for the waters of life. Recipes for Soups and Stews, Tofu
Onions I Have Loved, Beatrix Potter, plus a recipe for Six Onion Soup with Broiled Chevre Croutons
For starters, may I include this fabulous allium? She is surely an onion I have loved. Along with the whole onion family – the reds, whites, yellows, the Walla-Wallas! The leeks and shallots, scallions and boilers and pearls….spring onions…chives. The garlic…. I began this post long months ago, last year in the spring, with a different…
Black Bean, Zucchini Pineapple Chili
Nearly blocked off from town by closed-due-to-the-flood highways, my pioneer spirit from a past life kicked in, high gear. So grateful we are not in the immediate path of high waters, it felt like a just right day to make chili with what was on hand. Grateful for the garden – for zucchini, and jalapenos….
Butternut Squash Soup with Leeks, Anaheim Chilies and Dried Italian Plums
Fall. I am finally up for it! I made an autumn wreath from fresh sage and fire thorn berry clusters the other day for my front door. Welcome! After a kinda unsettling bout of digestive funk, I am finally comin’ round, I hope, and having some energy to get back into my work, harvest nearly…
Broccoli, Sharp Cheddar and Five Herb Soup with Peppered Cornbread
AND NEW KITCHEN GADGETS: While in Laramie, Wyoming I happened upon several great finds in Mimi’s consignment shop – the most exciting of which is this fantastic fish cast iron muffin pan! It’s made by the company Lodge from the U.S. I’m a big fan of cast iron cookware, and have quite a few pieces…