Meatless Monday: Summer Squash Gratin with Herbs and Smoked Goat Cheddar

I love summer squash, and always have. When I was a kid, I liked to pick the tiny ones from the garden and eat their creamy, lightly flavored flesh raw. I used to stick them in my pockets to carry on my farm adventures with me, along with a handful of raw green beans, some […]

Honeyed Chicken with Snap Peas and Carrots

Aren’t those snap peas just the prettiest things? Those sweet green goodies have been driving me mad for three days because they’ve been in my crisper drawer, waiting, waiting, WAITING for me to cook them, and I haven’t been able to, but I’ve wanted to for just days and days. See, I’ve had an ear […]

Roasted Radishes and Turnips with Ghee, Cumin and Mustard Seed

This recipe was an experiment, and to my taste, if I was going to do it again, I would do it all with turnips, and leave the radishes for another day. But those red radishes in the picture sure do look pretty sprinkled in with the white turnips, don’t they? But, there was something about […]

We Got The Beets: Ginger-Kissed Borscht

Yeah, we got the beets! Sorry, that old Go-Gos song gets stuck in my head, especially when I’m scrubbing a couple of pounds of beets to make borscht. See, I never peel my beets–lots of the nutrients are right under the skin, and besides, they are a pain in the tuckus to peel, so I […]

Meatless Monday: Making The Richest Paneer Ever

So, I can be lazy. That’s the only excuse I can possibly have for not making my own paneer regularly. Paneer, for those who don’t know, is the only native cheese of India, and is made by heating milk to a boil and then adding an acid such as lemon juice or white vinegar, and […]

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