Zucchini, or summer squash is very easy to grow and the plants are very, very prolific. I usually plant both the yellow and green varieties and they produce all summer long and into early October where I live. I like to pick the fruit before it gets too big. If you let the fruit go, […]

This is a basic recipe for chicken stock from my first podcast episode. I love making stocks and sauces. They are among the very first things that my mother taught me to make, so when making a stock or broth, I often think of her. So, let’s get to it. Equipment needed: You’ll need a […]

There was a piece on The Today Show about “Bone Broth.” 2015 was declared the year of Bone Broth, and in the piece the narrator described how New Yorkers were shelling about $10-$15 or more for a cup of bone broth. Now if that’s how you chose to spend your money, that’s okay with me. […]

This is has become one of my “go-to” dishes this summer. It’s easy to make and it really takes advantage of the bountiful tomato harvest we have each year. It’s also great at the end of the season when you’re trying to figure out what to do with tomatoes that might not look as beautiful […]

I purchase all of our meat and poultry from local farms. I’ve made this dish twice using pork shoulder from The Lamb’s Quarter, a 325-year old family farm in Calvert County, MD. This is an easy and delicious recipe that your family will love! Ingredients: One 6-7 pound boneless pork shoulder 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary 2 […]

Last September, as I harvested the tomatoes the last of the tomatoes fro my garden I began to develop a taste for tomato soup. I have a really easy, almost fool proof recipe for a basic tomato soup that you can pull together in less than 30 minutes. So, I’m giving you that recipe. Basic […]

It’s Valentine’s Day. It’s a day when lovers exchange greeting cards, flowers, and chocolate. Nobody is quite sure about its’ exact origins. But, some point back to the Romans when it seems that men hit on women by actually hitting them. Well, we’re not going to be hitting anyone today. But we will hit it […]