Stew season

With cooler weather upon us, it's the perfect time of year to break out the enameled cast iron pot and make some stew. So tonight I did just that and made a stew of lamb with fennel, root veggies and the oniony figs from last week. My kitchen smells as cozy as a campfire. Turns out I'm not the … [Read more...]

What the fig?

A neighbor invited me to a potluck dinner. I arrive, armed with a veggie stir fry and curious what my new neighbors like to eat. The hostess explains that most of the produce at this evening's fete comes from a nearby organic farm. I glance down the long folding table: plates of styled fruits and … [Read more...]