Monthly Archives: May 2020

Rhubarb Pickles

1 pound rhubarb stems1 cup apple cider or white distilled vinegar1 cup water1 tablespoon coarse kosher salt½ – 1 cup granulated sugar, depending on sweetness desiredOptional ingredients:1 teaspoon whole cloves2 teaspoons mustard seeds1 teaspoon coriander seeds1 2 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled & sliced4 small dried chile peppers4 or 5 black, red or green peppercorns […]
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Pork Bolognese

Here’s a tomato sauce that I’ve taken up a notch or three. I’ve included a couple of optional ingredients in the recipe. They were in the fridge I didn’t want to just discard them. Plus, they added an amazing depth of umami flavor. How can you go wrong adding homemade duck stock, right? 2 – […]
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Pâte à Choux or Choux Pastry

Because you asked for it, we’re tackling the French pastry dough called choux pastry (pronounced “shoo”) or, in French, pâte à choux. “Choux” means cabbage and pâte means paste. So, literally we’ll talking about cabbage paste. And, why “cabbage paste” you ask? Well, if you use your imagaination the baked dough looks like tiny cabbages. But then they also look […]
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