February 2008

Real Milk

February 21, 2008

The market for raw milk � unpasteurized and unhomogenized � is growing.

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Krazy for Kumquats

February 21, 2008

Kumquats are in grocery stores right now. Originating in China and called “little gold gems of the citrus family� they have a unique flavor, sweet skin, and tart pulp

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(adapted from Jamie Oliver’s Cook with Jamie) This dish makes a lovely side to roasted chicken and fish or a delicious starter served with fresh mozzarella. Serves 4 1 butternut squash 4 Tbls. good olive oil, plus a little more for frying 1 Tbls. coriander seeds, crushed 1 tsp. red pepper flakes, or more if […]

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Winter Squash Makeover

February 12, 2008

How long have you been storing that winter (acorn, butternut, Hubbard, pumpkin are some of the varieties) squash?

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Spatchcocking: A Quickie

February 12, 2008

Spatchcocking, (no need to blush) is a word that literally means to �butterfly�.

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Moroccan Chicken Pot Pie

February 11, 2008

From Bon Appetit, December 2007. We spend a lot of time thinking about food, cooking food and reading about food. This recipe was a great diversion from the old-fashioned (and fattening) homestyle meal. No cream, some butter but not too much, and exotically aromatic flavors. 1 1/2 lbs. cooked chicken meat, shredded or cubed 1 […]

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Adapted from Jamie Oliver’s Cook with Jamie, this is an ideal supper for friends and family. We like to double the recipe so that there are leftovers for weekday lunch or this healthy twist on pot pie. Serves 4 For Marinade: Several sprigs of fresh marjoram or oregano, leaves picked Juice of 1 lemon Good […]

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Coconut-Ginger Sauce

February 7, 2008

Recipe adapted by Sharon Tyler Herbst 1 (14 oz) can unsweetened coconut milk Finely grated or minced zest of one medium lemon 1 1/2 c. orange juice 1/2 c. packed mint leaves, minced 1 1/2 Tbls. minced fresh ginger 1/2 tsp. salt Shake can of coconut milk well before opening. Combine all the ingredients in […]

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Ginger Love

February 5, 2008

With the start of the Chinese New Year (sometimes called the Lunar New Year) and the advent of Valentine 2008, we wanted to share some wisdom on an ingredient we love, Ginger:

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Watercress Soup

February 5, 2008

2 bunches watercress, washed 2 leeks, washed, trimmed and sliced thinly 3-4 med. potatoes, washed and quartered 2 Tbls. good olive oil or butter 6-7 c. chicken or vegetable broth Kosher or sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Creme fraiche In a med-lg pot, saute leeks in oil or butter until wilted. Add watercress, […]

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