Cooking sauerkraut with apples is an old-fashioned idea that never goes out of style. This simple apple sauerkraut side dish is the perfect modern recipe that pairs well with a number of meals. How to cook sauerkraut or whether to cook it all is often debated. If you’ve only ever eaten sauerkraut raw, give this […]
Seasonal Side Dishes
Fill your plates with simple, seasonal side dishes with our collection that features produce in their natural season for frugality and flavor.
Potlucks are one my favorite ways to get together with my local tribe. Honestly, I just love to eat and sample a variety of foods while catching up with my friends. There is something about a potluck that is welcoming and relaxed. It’s that very sense of nostalgia that had me pouring over the book […]
It’s still early in my Zone 4B garden. There are greens and radishes, we’ve had lots of strawberries but for the most part, there isn’t much variety yet. There is, however; a huge variety of herbs available. The herbs are used to season many meals, some are dried for winter teas, some are used for […]
I have an abundance of oregano and chive blossoms in the herb garden at the moment. I’m drying some oregano, using some fresh, and planning to let some flower for the bees. The chives we use fresh and while I do infuse some vinegar with chive blossoms, there’s only a need for so much honestly. […]
We’re still working our way through our abundant winter squash harvest. I try to mix up the ways we eat it so that it doesn’t get terribly old. We eat it in soup, with grits, even in our granola, as well as just baked with butter, salt and pepper. Recently, I had a little craving for […]
Yogurt is a favorite food of mine and has been since I was child. It was only natural, then, that once I started this fiercely D.I.Y. path learning how to make yogurt would become a task to tackle. It seems like this bit of magic and in a sense I guess is, as those bits […]