Tag Archives: Vegetarian/Vegan

Creole Sugar ‘N’ Spice Pecans

Also known as… those damn pecans! Why?  Because you won’t. Be able. To stop. Eating them. I made a test batch to check on seasoning, then promptly ate nearly all of them before my event.  I had to get more … Continue reading

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Wheat Berry Apple Salad: Hearty, fresh, and you always end up wanting more

I DVR’d Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern the other day.  Thomas and I sat down to watch it and I couldn’t remember for the life of me WHY I wanted him to see it.  He wasn’t too impressed with the … Continue reading

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Roasted Sweet Potato and Cauliflower Quesadilla

Thomas said he does NOT want to participate in the Geography Bee at school tomorrow.  They took a preliminary test and he got 30 out of 35 correct, however… he only knew ONE of those answers for sure.  The rest … Continue reading

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Field to Feast Link-Up: Poblano Chile Peppers

I had to share this Minimally Invasive Field to Feast post with you all because Rajas (roasted poblanos) con Crema is one of my absolute favorite dishes. Plus, Amy’s photographs are stunning and I just love looking at them. This … Continue reading

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Field to Feast: Pan-seared Feta with Marinated Red Peppers

Friday, September 6th was the first day of school for my brand new fourth grader!  Both of us were very excited.  Thomas sat on the couch watching Spongebob Squarepants the morning before and said, “it feels like summer vacation just started!” … Continue reading

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Field to Feast: Cherry Tomato and Brie Galette

Easy make, easy eat. That’s how I like it. I don’t have time for much else these days and I found myself  buying Velveeta mac ‘n’ cheese cups and PopTarts (formerly known as Flood Food) to keep The Boy’s belly … Continue reading

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Field to Feast: Recipe Recap

August is when the farm season heads into top gear at breakneck speed.   Summer is in full swing, and with it a multitude of veggies are ready for harvest.  By the end of the month, we’ll have melons and … Continue reading

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Field to Feast: Genovese Basil

It always amazes me how much produce we grow here on our 55 acres of Black Dirt.  The sheer quantity is astounding and the veggies are all sold (we hope) at farmers markets or through our CSA (community supported agriculture) … Continue reading

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Field to Feast: Sweet Corn; or The cooking method that has eliminated the hot mess that is summer corn on the cob

Many of you know I’m a fledgling photographer and I took the opportunity to join a local photography club a few months ago (thanks Kathleen!).  I figured it would be great to learn the craft from those (FAR) more experienced … Continue reading

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Field to Feast: Dill and Garlic Scapes

It’s the first second week of July (yes, this is how long it’s taken me to write this post) and we just held our sixth annual farm tour here in sunny, humid and oppressively hot Orange County.  Ordinarily we would be … Continue reading

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