A rhubarb cake-crisp – fresh rhubarb baked with a cake mix.

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.

fruit, vegetable, oatmeal, wheat, egg white bars

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

Glazed peach donuts (glazed with a wavy line of frosting or honey) with edible flowers.

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.

sautéed scallops with basil butter, peach, sweet corn, (shallots), with a hint of peppermint.

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.

sweet potatoes with chanterelles

Ingredients:Sweet PotatoesChanterellesSaltPepperOlive Oil Chanterelles are beautiful mushrooms – even 3 1/2 days after market day, stored in a paper bag in the refrigerator, they will probably still be beautiful – even picture perfect, before cooking (as the ones roasted in the photo were, although no … Continue readingsweet potatoes with chanterelles