Things Food Bloggers Eat – 1: A Soup of Peas and Greens

I am feeling decidedly under the weather.  The weather in question is lead-grey and heavy and presses on my head like a concrete block is resembles.  I have the creeping suspicion I’ve caught a cold.  It is the sort of exhaustion that makes one uninterested in cooking or moving in general, but leaves one still interested in eating.  Or perhaps it’s just me, it takes … Continue reading Things Food Bloggers Eat – 1: A Soup of Peas and Greens

Preserving the Bounty: Easy Spiced Plum Jam for Beginners

Edit:  if you are looking for a recipe for spiced fig jam to go with your cheese, it’s here and it’s just as easy and awesome as this one.  For plum jam, and the better-detailed rundown on equipment and hot-water processing, read on! One of the things I adore most about autumn is the fruit – a generously wide variety of it, beautiful, ripe and … Continue reading Preserving the Bounty: Easy Spiced Plum Jam for Beginners

Green Salad with Honey-Roast Figs and Kabanos

In addition to studying for my law degree, I tend to take entirely too many projects on.  Mind you, I am not some sort of workaholic with insane work-ethical worldview that makes me run around doing stuff like crazy – far from it.  I am lazy at heart.  But, there are just so many interesting things to visit, see, read, do, make, write, cook, grow … Continue reading Green Salad with Honey-Roast Figs and Kabanos

Pizza Arrabbiata With Arugula And Prosciutto Crudo

Everyone loves pizza. Edit:  I still love pizza.  But I no longer love this method and dough as much as I used to.  Instead, I have found pizza enlightenment, and you should too.  Of course, the toppings and sauce ideas from this post are still excellent, but if you are going to make pizza, please, PLEASE read this post and use the dough and method … Continue reading Pizza Arrabbiata With Arugula And Prosciutto Crudo