Sandies (AKA Mexican Wedding Cake, Snowball Cookies, Russian Tea Cakes) have been enjoyed since the Middle Ages in England. They have a rich history in my family, too, as we had them every year at Christmas along with Divinity (ugh) and Seven Layer Bars (yum). My recipe is on an 3×5 inch recipe card, along with other relics I keep […]Read more ›
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Tonight we’re holding Fern Creek’s first Cooking Class–an Italian theme featuring Butternut Ravioli with Sage Browned Butter & Pine nuts. Recipe coming soon! Terrie Boehr chairs the Family and Consumer Science department at George Fox and brings the culinary expertise to the class. I bring my adventurous cooking self and a garden full of vegetables. We decided to have roasted […]Read more ›
When Auden came to stay a week while her Mom was having her baby brother, she harvested with us in the field on harvest day, sorted chard and kale, and reminded us to stop and play every now and then. So the next morning I decided to make her normal breakfast instead of serving her our normal breakfast again, which […]Read more ›
Somewhere in the middle of hoeing strawberries and planting yet more broccoli (cabbage maggots took out our first planting…) scones and a frittata started sounding tantalizing for supper. Simple, relatively quick (I showered when the scones sat in the freezer) and yummy. You’ve probably noticed that the primary nut I use is a hazelnut. That’s mostly because my two locally […]Read more ›
Serious deep cleaning happens in April, so biscotti seems a good reward. I imagine the urge to clean comes from my grandmother who deep cleaned every spring, probably like her grandmother before her. Cleaning Feels Good. I have not sold out as a progressive woman if I actually enjoy sorting through drawers and closets, dusting cobwebs from the ceiling, and […]Read more ›