Today I discuss some basics on making great mashed potatoes for Thanksgiving Dinner. So easy to make yet so easy to mess up. Mashed potatoes are essential to complete your holiday table….
Archives for November 2015
Root cellars used to be on most homesteads both here in the USA and also across the pond. If you are growing or making food that can benefit from dark, cold conditions having a cellar can be the most useful square footage you have. …
Today we discuss my thoughts on making great gravy. Included are details about seasoning the gravy and which thickening agents I prefer to attain that perfect cling that gravy needs. Of course no gravy chat at Thanksgiving time would be compete with discussing sage…the herb that makes thanksgiving taste so darn good….
Today I discuss a brussels sprouts recipe I used to make years back, but with minor changes that I think make a delicious side dish. Perfect for the Thanksgiving table with flavors of sage and pie spices then enriched with cream. In short, a very satisfying dish….
On today’s show I walk you all through the procedure needed to make a nice apple cake. This is so easy and can be in the oven in less then 30 minutes. Reminiscent of typical French patisserie it’s not too sweet and has great balance between crust, fruit and sweetness. A real winner….
This apple cake can be gluten free or not, really no discernible difference in taste or texture. You need very tart firm apples and you can use multiple varieties….
Our organic spice blends are the most popular items we sell. Our customers order and consume our spices on a year round basis and most are repeat buyers. In an effort to improve the products we have tried different packaging from time-to-time with varying degrees or success..and failure. …
Today we focus on some simple comfort food; meatloaf (or meat balls ) with a mushroom sauce or gravy. It really does not matter if you make a meatloaf or meatballs, the mixture is created using the same technique just shaped differently. …
This is very easy to make yet quite delicious. Brussels sprouts are shaved then sauteed with onion and garlic, cooked with chicken stock and enriched with heavy cream with a touch of sugar….