Flowering Oregano tops from the garden are great with chicken. Not much food has grown in our garden this year, but we’ve had some success with oregano despite or because of some oak seedlings (which during a time of little rain, shaded the oregano at … Continue readingorange onion chicken
The rhubarb and the strawberries in the images and recipe that follow, came from the grocery store, where they often appear on shelves soon after the snow melts. Its past the beginning of rhubarb season now also – though still available at farms locally that … Continue readingA rhubarb cake-crisp – fresh rhubarb baked with a cake mix.
If making egg yolk based food, like a bread pudding, or are using egg yolks for egg tempera paintings, there are egg whites to cook with. Whipped egg whites help make meringues, and angel food cake, light and delicious. Or use them, unwhipped, for a … Continue readingfruit, vegetable, oatmeal, wheat, egg white bars
Donut Peaches! Fresh is great, and no preparation necessary – eat around the pit – sweet, flatter peaches, easy for a child to grasp. They are in markets now (end of July, early August for central NH). Or take out the pit, and have some … Continue readingGlazed peach donuts (glazed with a wavy line of frosting or honey) with edible flowers.
Donut peaches which are light and sweet are now ripe, along with local sweet corn – excellent and fresh. This recipe followed another recipe, a recipe for basil butter. Serves: The following is a recipe for two people, or a lighter portion for three (or … Continue readingsautéed scallops with basil butter, peach, sweet corn, (shallots), with a hint of peppermint.
One of the finest summer desserts is excellent as grown on the tree. Once upon a time, so many years ago, I was offered a clear glass cup on a pedestal of cherries very much like the one in this photograph. A fine unforgettable dessert … Continue readingFresh Cherries
It is almost rhubarb time – it is in grocery stores already, a bit ahead of the season here – a sign of spring and the growing season ahead. TOOLS:Several large MIXING BOWLS, (a large CUTTING BOARD or clean surface to roll out a crust … Continue readingA spring strawberry-rhubarb pie (with optional unflavored gelatin)