Category: Fall / Winter

Baking

Best Apple Varieties for Pies

I have never been one to accept printed cooking lore as fact, at least not until I try …

Nov 5, 2014

Cooking in Season

My Top 8 Recipes for Fall

My Top Eight Recipe for Fall include everything from how to peel & cut squash, to warming Moroccan lentils, to the perfect maple pecan pie recipe.

Oct 7, 2014

Cooking in Season

Shepherd’s Pie

Since the day I first tried the amazing mutton sold by Evelyn of Terra Nossa Farms, I have …

Feb 25, 2014

Cooking in Season

Spanish Meatballs | Albondigas

This recipe doesn’t need a preamble. The first time I tried albondigas, in Madrid, I ate a whole …

Feb 11, 2014

Foodgasm!

Spanish Spiced Almond Tapa | Almendras Fritas

It’s here, folks: the last day for my cooking class discount giveaway. It’s been a wild three weeks, …

Feb 2, 2014

Baking

Jam Pillows

I have had this recipe flagged as “sounds-awesome-and-I-must-make” for at least two years. The original recipe is called Pastry …

Jan 29, 2014

General

Meyer Lemon Marmalade

January and February are the citrus months. Every imaginable type of citrus fruit is now for sale, and …

Jan 26, 2014

Feature Ingredients

Salted Fermented Soy Bean Sauce

We make a serious about-face today, from the lovely modern health food of homemade almond milk to the …

Jan 22, 2014

My Life in Food

Fresh Almond Milk

Last week, I announced an exciting giveaway that you can all enter: half price tickets for one of …

Jan 20, 2014

Cooking in Season

Moroccan Lamb Tagine | Cooking Class Giveaway

I am excited about today’s blog post for at least three reasons: 1) Moroccan spices 2) lamb (or …

Jan 16, 2014

Cooking in Season

Chai Honey Butter

Yesterday, I spent a good part of the day at the downtown Victoria Public Market. I went because …

Dec 15, 2013

Baking

Homemade Quince Paste

It’s quince season! For those who need help envisioning a quince, here is a description from my 9-year-old …

Nov 19, 2013
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