The garden, which I pretty much abandoned back in August, is still producing peppers despite a long dry spell and zero maintenance. A small collection of assorted ripe red peppers inspired me to make a red chili paste for use in cooking. 247 more words
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Over the last couple of days I shelled a little more than a pint and a half of the wild hickory nuts I’ve been gathering on my… 356 more words
There are now many ways to create a vanilla extract replacement. This post. however, is going to talk about one of the more disturbing.
To begin with, the amount of vanilla flavoring used in foods today far outstrips the amount of actual vanilla beans that can be grown, so an alternative to vanilla beans had to be found. 398 more words
I am a pizza apostate. Not only do I use a fork and knife whenever I eat pizza, I also sometimes bypass my normal slice joint for the siren call of deliciously buttered-and-garlic salted crust that only Dominos can deliver. 1,558 more words