Kale Chips

Recipes posted a year ago: Herb Roasted Summer Squash Mango Tomato Pork Skewers Tomato Canning I have heard a lot about how tasty kale chips are, but have never eaten them or tried making them until now, and boy I can't believe I waited so long!  Delicious and super easy!! Gather Up: One bunch of … Continue reading Kale Chips

Blackberry Nut Clusters

Recipe posted one year ago:  Sesame Ginger Tuna Blackberries are in season here.  I am sure I have mentioned that they are my favorite berry.  I went to my friend Jorja's house to pick in her backyard.  The good ones are hard to reach, so she just backed her truck up into them and we … Continue reading Blackberry Nut Clusters

Fava Bean Hummus

Fava beans and other legumes aren't normally on our menu.  However, we will make an occasional exception for things that come with our CSA share (corn on the cob and baby potatoes both come to mind).  So, when our CSA share included young fava beans for two straight weeks, we had enough saved up to … Continue reading Fava Bean Hummus

Carrot Beet Slaw

Alternate Title: The Recipe That Made Me Like Beets I will be the first to admit that I have never been a fan of beets.  Growing up, we would occasionally have pickled beets in the house (I remember being told they were one of my grandpa's favorites).  We also grew them in our garden, and … Continue reading Carrot Beet Slaw

Sun-Dried Tomato Tapenade

Tapenade is a condiment from the region surrounding Provence, France, consisting of a variety of ingredients minced very fine or ground together in a mortar and pestle with olive oil.  And while the name derives from the French word meaning capers (tapèno, which are usually included), the dish is most often described by people as … Continue reading Sun-Dried Tomato Tapenade

Primal Biscuits

After cutting out the bread, I don't miss it.  But, sometimes when we have spaghetti, I miss the garlic bread that we used to make with it.  So, last week when we made some spaghetti, I decided to try and make a biscuit with it so that I could have my garlic bread.  This biscuit can … Continue reading Primal Biscuits

Grandpa Don’s Bugachi (Teriyaki Beef Skewers)

Just over a week ago, Karen posted a recipe that started out with a small tribute to a great man who I never got the chance to meet...but I still feel blessed to experience his presence every time we have a gathering with her family.  Her Grandpa Don's legacy lives on in some way with … Continue reading Grandpa Don’s Bugachi (Teriyaki Beef Skewers)