Blueberry Almond Buckwheat Granola

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A recipe for toasted buckwheat granola with dried wild blueberries, toasted almonds, popped amaranth with plenty of vanilla bean and cardamom, brought together with maple syrup. Large flakes are falling, turning the brown into a pristine white yet again. This morning the kids ran around the neighborhood to check the tap lines in the sugar […]

Homemade Greek Yogurt

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Learn how to make thick homemade Greek yogurt with nothing but milk and two tablespoons of plain yogurt. A few years ago we started getting milk delivered to our front door. A small white truck would pull up to our house and leave a blue milk crate full of clinking glass bottles on the steps. […]

Sweet and Spicy Honey Tomato Jam: Ball Canning and Food in Jars Giveaway

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A sticky tomato jam recipe, equal parts honey-sweetened and pepper-spiced for a bit of kick. The word bustling doesn’t accurately describe the state of the farmers markets this time of year. As soon as the blushing apples and ginger-kissed pumpkins start appearing on the tables of the individual stalls the energy level in the already […]

Quick and Easy Pink Pickled Radishes

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Pickle fans will fall over themselves in glee for these pink-hued radish pickles. The recipe take minutes to get in the jar, and then they’re ready for all the things that deserve a pickle. The aluminum on plastic runners squeals crisply, and I hear the screen door rubbing along its track. Wet feet slap the […]

Homemade South Carolina Style Mustard Barbecue Sauce

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After much pleading and prodding, Ole shares his secret sauce: Homemade South Carolina Style Mustard Barbecue Sauce. Or does he? Getting this recipe was like pulling teeth, and I’m pretty sure we have an impacted molar still hiding in there somewhere. Read on for barbecue wisdom. In the summer of 2003 I pulled the trigger. […]

Ricotta Gnocchi: Finding Perfection Within Imperfections

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A little how-to and recipe on making ricotta gnocchi (gnocchi di ricotta) using our whole milk ricotta, as well as some perfection pondering. The answer is eluding me. There is this concept of grace I can’t quite grasp. I can feel it, invading my chest cavity and taking up residence there, pulsing along with the […]

Homemade Basil Pasta + Blendtec Giveaway

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How to make homemade pasta dough with basil from scratch using a Blendtec Twister Jar (plus, I’m giving one away). The basil here is used similar to how you would make spinach pasta dough rather than just mixing in minced herbs, which results in a green-colored pasta and a strong but not overwhelming basil flavor. […]