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Summer Gumbo

Gumbo - Another one of Clara's favorite dishes, gumbo starts showing up in my kitchen when the summer garden starts to explode and well into the cooler fall and winter [...]

By |2020-11-29T16:57:56+00:00November 26th, 2020|0 Comments

Pumpkin Custard And Pie Filling

This is actually one of my favorite breakfast recipes in the fall and winter.  The custard is easy to digest, and this recipe is high [...]

By |2020-11-24T02:43:39+00:00November 20th, 2020|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 |2020-11-17T22:31:03+00:00November 14th, 2020|0 Comments

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 |2020-11-10T18:25:14+00:00November 6th, 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

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 |2020-10-26T23:06:19+00:00October 25th, 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

Spiced Applesauce

Spiced Applesauce–sounds mundane right? When it comes to strengthening the digestive system and the immune, mundane or simple is the best place to start.  A [...]

By |2020-10-19T22:56:58+00:00October 18th, 2020|0 Comments
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