Category: Basics

Cuizoo: feeding your wild animals

Garlic Scape Pesto with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Garlic Scapes.  Who knew they even existed?  They are not the kind of thing you generally see on a grocery store shelf and people very rarely know what they are unless they garden or belong to a CSA.  I will be completely honest that I had never seen them before joining our farm share —…
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Chicken Stock

Let’s face it:  there have been many days when I bought chicken stock at the grocery store.  But a wonderful article by Mark Bittman got me thinking more about where I waste money in the kitchen.  I previously bought chicken stock all the time.  It was used in cream or bean-based soups, risottos, sauces, etc.…
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Honey Apple Oatmeal

I feel sort of silly posting a recipe for oatmeal.  But I have only recently discovered how easy it is to make oatmeal from scratch on a weekday morning. I honestly always thought it took like an hour or something and never investigated further — continuing to buy little packages of oatmeal at the store.…
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