Condiment

Stone Fruit Salsa

Drupes or stone fruits come available from late May and early June through the first frosts of September in Idaho. They are easy to identify [...]

By |2020-06-24T19:24:44+00:00June 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Clara’s Summer Salsa

Last summer Clara made salsa every few days. Which was fine, as we had an abundance of tomatoes, onions and peppers.  We aren’t talking rocket [...]

By |2020-05-21T21:51:29+00:00May 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Nettle Pesto

Nettle Pesto - Stinging nettles do sting, but you can eat them and they are a fantastic herb with amazing nutritional benefits. A quick blanch of the leaves and you [...]

By |2020-04-10T21:52:52+00:00April 9th, 2020|0 Comments

Preserved Lemons

I love preserved lemons! A tradition in Mediterranean cultures, they add a vibrant taste to dishes from roast lamb and chicken to grain dishes. Though lemons don't grow where [...]

By |2020-01-12T19:49:46+00:00January 12th, 2020|0 Comments

Pumpkin Butter

Rich, fragrant and comforting, pumpkin butter is welcome food at my breakfast table. It truly requires very little work and when made with fresh pumpkin or squash its color [...]

By |2019-10-23T18:58:48+00:00October 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Honey Apricot Jam

Honey Apricot Jam - Jams are a fantastic way to preserve the season's flavor. Here, honey takes the place of refined sugar, blending its own sweetness and flavor with the [...]

By |2019-07-13T16:30:58+00:00July 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Miso Nutbutter Spread

My favorite way to get kids a little extra protein and probiotics.  You can play around with different flavors of miso and nut combinations. My family is partial to a [...]

By |2019-01-30T01:40:52+00:00January 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Stewed Dried Fruit

Stewed dried fruit is a great way to get in rich vitamins, fiber and flavor in the Winter. And it’s so simple. Serve as is in a small bowl or [...]

By |2018-03-11T22:25:46+00:00January 9th, 2017|1 Comment

Basic Granola

  Another staple in my kitchen. I make up a large batch of granola at a time, altering the flavors and ingredients every time–life is too short to always eat [...]

By |2018-12-03T23:49:31+00:00August 5th, 2016|0 Comments