From Taste magazine, some fun information on a hidden treat that probably often gets tossed out–the little crabs (pea or oyster crabs): Pea Crabs: Offal of the Sea. Advertisements
Originally posted on Cookies & Beans:
Every time I opened my fridge a big head of white cabbage, getting closer and closer to be on its last leg, glared at me, reminding me of this miserable so-called summer that had spoiled all our plans for an outdoor barbecue. The cabbage, that was supposed to be…
The weather finally warmed up just enough so that I could open the hives for a quick peek. Both hives have snarfed down most of the candy board though there is a little left around the edges. I’ve removed quilt boxes from both hives. Both colonies have drawn comb where the candy board was. There […]
Somehow work seems to get in the way of hobbies and sometimes even cooking–to a frustrating extent (you’ve noticed no recent posts, huh?). But one must work in order to cook, eat, and in order to support the creatures of the hive. Although I did see bees on the quick January check when we had few […]
If you are wondering, the bees seem to be doing well. It’s not that they have been neglected–it’s just that work has kept me from writing about the bees–or much of anything for that matter–as you’ve noticed. As I watch the snow blowing around in our recent unusual cold snap (which it seemed as if […]
I grew up with cast iron–and I still love it. I have some enamel cast iron cookware (Le Creuset), but I also use the plain black cast iron stuff that is a workhorse in the kitchen, for example, my griddle. Lodge is a readily available brand., likely even at your local hardware store. Plain black […]
It’s been a busy time of year, but I hope all of you have joyful and happy holidays–whichever you choose to celebrate. May you find lots of good food, wine, and friends in the season.