Courtesy Tracy Benjamin This morning, at the end of my work on community-supported agriculture farm, I picked a precious half-pint of raspberries. It took not only a little searching, but also avoiding the bees, which love the fragile, sweet berries nearly as much as I do. Over the weekend, I’ll gather some wild briar berries, […]
Pi Day is specifically March 14 at 1:59, taking 3.14159 and translating it into a date and time. We’re celebrating this Friday by making Shaker Lemon Pie.
The silky, smooth filling in this pie has the pleasant bitterness of dark chocolate topped with a lightly sweetened whipped cream that doesn’t overshadow its rich flavor.
Traditionally filled with sirloin-steak cubes, onions, potatoes and rutabagas, all wrapped by a tasty crust, the Cornish pasty were the miners’ version of a hearty take-out meal.
PHOTO CREDIT HERE INSERT CAPTION HERE As I’ve reported here before, I’m kind of a nut about leftovers; it’s nearly my hobby to repurpose them. This year’s holiday entertaining has offered me many opportunities … shhh … don’t tell the guests. A couple of standouts were a quiche appetizer, which was originally the dip from […]
After a near-tropical burst of warm weather here in Wisconsin lately, the reality of the real-deal hard frosts knocks at our farm door. Or more specifically, the fall greens are on their last hurrah.