My grandmother, a staunch conservationist and environmentalist way before it was cool, was also the most frugal person I ever knew. Famous for birthday cards that didn’t open–“Happy Birthday to a Girl Who’s . . . “–once you tear the Read on!
1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3 cooked beets (about 3/4 pound), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes 3 cooked carrots, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 cooked boiling potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/2 c. cooked chicken, beef Read on!
By Elizabeth Winslow “Change the station!” When my children are in the car, starving to death after school, the radio can be torture . . . “three all-beef patties sizzling on a fresh-baked, cheese and bacon-stuffed bun . . . Read on!
Whenever I return to Beaumont, I inevitably bump into a certain woman who corners me and jabs her finger under my nose. “I still miss that beet salad!” she exclaims accusingly. At Liberty Market & Cafe we served a roasted Read on!
2 tsp. fennel seeds 1-2 bulbs fennel 1 small red onion 1 russet potato, peeled and sliced paper thin 2 cloves garlic, minced olive oil salt and pepper 3 Tbs. minced fennel fronds 1/2 c. cream or half and half Read on!
Anise Dreams There are moments in life where you have a sudden realization that you are living what had once been your wildest dreams. Such was my thought as I stood over Stephanie, who crouched over the row of fennel, Read on!
2 quarts fresh sauerkraut, or Straight from the Vine sauerkraut 4 tablespoons butter or duck, chicken, or goose fat 1/4 pound bacon, large diced 3 yellow onions, peeled and sliced 4 sprigs fresh thyme 2 bay leaves 1 1/2 teaspoons Read on!
2 tablespoons unsalted butter or olive oil 1 shallot, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 large potato, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch cubes (1 1/2 cups) 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 1/2 cups chicken stock 1 large head of Read on!
1 pound new potatoes 1 onion, slivered 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 pound crimini mushrooms, sliced (optional) 1 pepper, julienned olive oil salt and pepper Boil potatoes whole until just tender. Let cool and cut into 2″ pieces. Heat olive Read on!