Cold-Fermented Wheat and Spelt Bread aka “Bread in Five Minutes a Day” and a Really Really Great Squash Soup Recipe

Last two days’ and nights’ wind (I hesitate to call it a storm, it was just a really windy night) tore most of the remaining leaves off the trees around town, and the municipal street cleaners and maintenance have been scrambling to try to pick the piles of soggy wet leaves off the lawns, playgrounds and streets.  The weather has turned from sunny, dry, and … Continue reading Cold-Fermented Wheat and Spelt Bread aka “Bread in Five Minutes a Day” and a Really Really Great Squash Soup Recipe

Eating out the Freezer – the Busting of the Stash

I was going to write a blog post about superfoods and how they don’t exist (sorry about that spoiler!), and even began to draft it yesterday, but as it often happens, life interfered.  This afternoon the outdoor temperature plummeted below freezing, and it occurred to me – this may be the last time this spring that it does that.  I mean, I live in Central … Continue reading Eating out the Freezer – the Busting of the Stash

A Tale of Soups Gone by (and a Sort-of Recipe for Legendary, Warming but Really, Really Slow Autumn Soup)

Today’s post is going to be very different from most of the recipes in this blog in the sense that while it is easy in the sense of being uncomplicated, it takes a very long time to make.   Bear with me and the soup, though – most of that time isn’t taking up any of your attention and effort, and the results are very, … Continue reading A Tale of Soups Gone by (and a Sort-of Recipe for Legendary, Warming but Really, Really Slow Autumn Soup)