Blue cheese is one of those preserved foods that even home preservers are hesitant to try making themselves. The main ingredients are deceptively basic – milk, culture, rennet. Then comes the penicillin mold. Stinky good, I say.
Dandelions are on the move, taking over lawns, one sunny flower at a time. This simple recipe just takes flowers, sugar and a little time. Why make Dandelion Wine?
Weeds + Sugar = Boozy Sunshine in a Bottle.
Although I vary the flavors by changing tea types and sugars, kombucha can get little boring after a while. Adding fruit to kombucha is a revelation, so I created flexible recipes for mango, grapefruit ginger or raspberry kombuchas.
A Mexican style pickle, escabeche is most often found with jalapeños, onions and carrots. My red onion pickle uses the same ingredients, but with just the onions. The result is a bright, tangy, sharp pickle with crunch and character.
I need a heavy dose of sunshine, the kind with a beach, a tan & a handsome Italian asking me what I’d like to drink. Sadly, I’ll have to settle for a sunny bottle of homemade limoncello, a southern Italian lemon liqueur.