A weekly fall produce guide to what’s in season right now based on the contents of our CSA share, with CSA and farmer’s market recipes and ideas. This week’s mid-October inspiration: Asian pears, sage, Red Russian kale, sweet potatoes, and garlic.
On a clear, glittering fall weekend like this, I’m sure you are outside. I certainly should be.
But in case you’re in the kitchen or plan to be later, in case your adventures this weekend have turned up more Asian pears or sweet potatoes than you know what to do with, I’ve pulled together a few favorite fall recipes. [Read more…]
I don’t know what to say here. It’s been five days of heartbreak and utter sadness. While I usually find solace in the kitchen during times of trouble, this week I’ve cried over dishes and cookies, breakfast and dinner. I can’t cook these woes away, but at least the act brings a bit of comfort. [Read more…]
Fried sage leaves have long eluded me. It turns out, I was just cooking them for way too long. But now, as the first frosts threaten and my roof deck sage starts to yellow, I’m totally ready with a simple approach to frying up sage. I find the technique heightens the flavor, but also tempers it with a pleasant nuttiness. It’s pretty much exactly what you want to be eating on a chilly fall day. [Read more…]