Coconut Dum Monj

This week’s CSA share came with purple kohlrabi and a recipe for Dum Monj, an Indian dish that seemed a little bland to me. I took the basic concept and spiced it up a little. Kohlrabi is a member of the Brassica family. A cousin to cabbage and broccoli if you will. The white markings … Continue reading

Indian Basmati Rice

My family has been on an Indian cusine kick of late. Even the boys! There is nothing better for this mama than to hear one of her boys ask for seconds.  I have been experimenting and this is what I have come up with for a good indian rice recipie. Ingredients: 2-4 Tablespoons Olive Oil … Continue reading

Saying Good-bye to our CSA

Last summer we had a CSA through the Intervale.  What’s a CSA? It stands for Community Supported Agriculture. You pay for a share and every week you get fresh local yummy vegetables and fruits. The farmer gets paid at the beginning of the season and you take a risk on what the weather and the … Continue reading

How to Roast Eggplant

My new house has an electric range. I so miss cooking with gas. I have to work with what I’ve got so I will be roasting my eggplants in the oven. Did you know eggplants are actually a fruit! Weird huh? They also can become very bitter. Choose smaller ones if you can. Its the … Continue reading

We’ve moved

No, not the blog. Our family has moved. We now live in the city we work and play in. No more commutes of 55 miles each way. No more long trips with upset and tired children. No more worrying what the ride home on an icy interstate will bring us. We are home and we … Continue reading