I baked my first cookie when I was 10. By the time I was in high school I was making choux pastry and eclairs just for shits and giggles while my sisters and I stayed up late watching whatever came on the 12 TV channels that were available back then. I’ve been making my grandmother's banana bread so long it’s second nature. To me, baking has been comfort, entertainment and … [Read more...] about How The BabyCakes App Helped Me Make Delicious Gluten Free And Dairy Free Baked Goods
The leeks I got from Kula Fields are gorgeous this week. Resembleing a giant green onion of sorts, the leek is much more fibrous and can withstand more cooking than the delicate scallion. So far I have roasted and tempura'd this vegetable. They are famously used in Vichyssoise, a soup of pureed potato and leeks with cream. How do you like to prepare leeks? Share your … [Read more...] about Spock my box @kulafields bonus: beautiful leek. Whats your favorite way to eat leeks?
I think this could be my New Years Resolution. Make and drink fresh squeezed local citrus daily. It was quick and simple on this old fashioned plastic manual juicer I got second hand. Push citrus over top, pour into glass, enjoy! Incredible flavors, nothing like pre made. - Posted using MobyPicture.com … [Read more...] about Fresh squeezed Maui citrus, amazing start to breaking dawn early morning
From Evernote: Broccoli Potato Salad I came up with this salad to enjoy raw broccoli more. Its not my favorite thing to eat raw, seems kind of dry. I was tired of parboiling for all my salads. In this salad the fingerlings are lightly boiled. By that I mean they are cooked through but at a low rolling boil so their outer skins and texture remain firm. I love the … [Read more...] about Broccoli Potato Salad
With a long weekend ahead of eating, chances are you'll put something together in the kitchen. One of my favorite culinary appliances is the slow cooker (aka the "crock pot"). It may sound like lazy business to you, but cooking with the slow cooker can be as easy or as complex as you like. Just ask Chad Metcalfe, who won the Maui 2011 Crockpot Cook-off with a crispy skinned … [Read more...] about Cookbook Review: 150 Slow Cooker Recipes by Judith Finlayson is the Crockpot Gateway Drug