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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

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

Buckwheat Pancakes

Hardy little buckwheat pancakes are a fantastic start to the day.  Buckwheat, a gluten free grain, has a rich, nutty and slightly bitter flavor which [...]

By |2020-12-12T23:54:37+00:00December 11th, 2020|0 Comments

Cranberry Zucchini Bread

During the cooler months it’s time to seek warmth, rest and introspection. Longer cooking methods like stewing and baking help to move our energy inward and [...]

By |2020-11-02T14:41:54+00:00November 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Pumpkin Cookies

Squash and pumpkin harvest season meant baking in my childhood.   Delicious and moist, these cookies are still favorites of mine and appearing around Halloween [...]

By |2020-10-26T17:39:09+00:00October 25th, 2020|0 Comments

Chicken And Fresh Herb Dumpling Soup

Chicken and dumplings are the epitome of comfort foods. Wonderful on a cold winter's day, this soup isn't too heavy and can be a delightful start to the new year when we've often over eaten during the season's festivities. If you want it a little heavier, add in some shredded chicken. Although you can use any flour for the dumplings, I'm partial to spelt (which is gluten free, if you need to avoid gluten) which behaves beautifully for this soup.

By |2020-10-14T22:06:04+00:00October 12th, 2020|0 Comments
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