Garlic Scape Pesto with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

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 — and...

Chicken Stock

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,...

Honey Apple Oatmeal

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...