Pumpkins will cook at different rates and will have variable sweetness. Any winter squash will work well in this dish, which can be amplified with cheese and bacon. INGREDIENTS 2 small pumpkins 1/3 cup walnuts, chopped but not finely 3 to 4 tablespoons sage, chopped 1/4 cup thin-sliced shallots, lightly browned, optional 3/4 cup grated […]
If you can find the time, you can have a rewarding experience by making your own dairy products. You can make milk, cheese, yogurt, and other commonly bought dairy items.
Photo by Judith Hausman Raclette is a Swiss dish, based onÂ heating cheese and scraping off the melted portion.Â Raclette is the quintessential Swiss winter food, simpler even than fondue. Iâ€™ve eaten it authentically only once, sitting with friends around an open fireplace. Our host held half a wheel of cheese up to the flames, and […]
Sometimes less of a high-quality thing beats heaps of average. Take cheese, for example. For our farmstead feasts, we’ve learned to focus on using local, high-quality, European-style or artisanal cheeses.