Dessert

Dutch Sage, Apple & Pear Sauce Cake

Grandma Niesing, a large Dutch woman,  owned a rambling farm just down the road from my grandparent’s modest farm. Though not actually related, the families [...]

By |2021-08-11T15:07:23+00:00August 9th, 2021|0 Comments

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

By mid summer I often find myself overrun with zucchini, even from one meager plant. Bless its zeal! What better way to use up some of the summer squash [...]

By |2021-07-09T00:02:40+00:00July 8th, 2021|0 Comments

Cherry & Apricot Fruit Gratin

Cherry & Apricot Fruit Gratin - Fruit gratins are a wonderful way to use up summer's delicate fruits. Rather than a heavy milk/cream batter that we think of for root [...]

By |2021-05-17T14:08:09+00:00May 16th, 2021|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 |2021-05-17T14:07:25+00:00May 13th, 2021|0 Comments

Rose Water

Rose Water & Oil - The scent and flavor of roses bring joy to the heart--literally. The energetics of rose help to lift the spirit. Long used in Indian, Middle [...]

By |2021-05-01T19:44:51+00:00May 1st, 2021|0 Comments

Honeycake

Honeycake - The honey you choose will influence the flavor of the cake. Summer honeys are often lighter and more delicate than the richer late summer, early fall darker honeys. [...]

By |2021-03-28T16:05:31+00:00March 26th, 2021|0 Comments

Rhubarb Compote

Rhubarb’s sour flavor is often overly tempered by too much sugar.  I prefer to keep it clearer, using either maple syrup or honey and controlling [...]

By |2021-03-19T20:30:00+00:00March 16th, 2021|0 Comments
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