Category Archives: cooking
When I first met our neighbours Brian and Krista they had recently preserved lemons and used them whole, stuffed in a roast chicken. It sounded delectable. It was nearly a year before I finally tried it myself and couldn’t believe … Continue reading
From the garden: lettuces, baby kale, baby spinach, first strawberries, cilantro flowers.
My tia Connie made a homemade ham bone & split pea soup last winter. I didn’t think I liked split pea soup. I was wrong. Ever since then, I have been wanting to try making a hambone-based soup. Last week biking by The Swinery in West Seattle, it occured to me to stop and pick up something ‘ham’. That something turned out to be a ham hock.