I have been skeptical of the utility and practicality of the idea of freezing fresh (and thus rapidly aging) herbs in olive oil in ice cube trays but the overabundance of basil in my crisper led me to try and love this as a method of preservation. While I can’t add much to what you […]
This classic Swiss cookie recipe is a rich shortbread type of cookie that is easy to prepare and my favorite with hot coffee or cocoa. Mailanderli has a variety of spellings on the internet and on recipe cards, you might come across but they all refer to the Swiss version of the sugar cookie. Try […]
For the uninitiated, Nutella is the brand name for a cocoa-enhanced hazelnut spread. It is absolutely delicious and if you like chocolate or hazelnut, run to your nearest grocer and buy a jar. I have splurged on other, fancier brands and they were all slightly different- some are thinner than others, and have a stronger […]
Grinding your own hamburger may seem like an activity best left to a white-clad man behind the deli counter but it is actually not difficult and can result in a very versatile food product that you can prepare at home. Follow these tips for a successful meat grinding session. I have spent a lot of […]
I want to share with you one way we can minimize stress in our kitchens, how to create a minimalist pantry, and that is in minimalism through canning. This post will help you create a minimalist pantry plus there’s a bonus, super versatile tomato sauce recipe included. Read on for the full post!
This recipe for applesauce muffins is is a great way to use a healthy ½ cup of your homemade applesauce (or store-bought if you haven’t learned how to make it from me yet!) into a portable snack. They are tender, moist and almost cake-like. I won’t tell anyone if you frost them 😉 I took […]