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Juliette of the Herbs

“One of the main purposes of having gardens is that this garden is your teacher and your friend.” — Juliette de Baïracli Levy, “Juliette of the Herbs” We’ve long been enamored of the culinary uses of herbs, and a recent … Continue reading

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Potato and Celeriac Gratin

“It’s… about simple cooking. It’s the kind of woman’s cooking that everybody knows about but nobody knows how to do. It’s nice dining-room cooking. It can be very simple or it can be more sophisticated in terms of traditional food … Continue reading

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Kjötsúpa — Icelandic Lamb Soup

“Apart from taking lýsi (cod liver oil), kjötsúpa is the best cure for short-day depression and a vitamin boost for those suffering from a relentless cold.” — “Winter Soup“ Winter is the time to make kjötsúpa, a traditional lamb soup that’s like Iceland in a bowl, … Continue reading

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12.30.13 Wintry Welcome

“Winter makes a bridge between one year and another…” — Andy Goldsworthy Wishing you all abundant peace, love and joy in the new year, dear friends.

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11.4.13 Fennel Flowers, Bulbs & Seeds

When harvesting fennel, we’ve learned to leave the taproots in place, which sprout again for a second and sometimes third harvest. These baby bulbs went immediately into a pot of chicken braised in milk, along with their fronds and a handful … Continue reading

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Putting Up: Broccoli Pesto

We’re late in harvesting basil this year, and stretched the small amount left in the garden by putting it up as Broccoli Pesto. The unexpected addition of fall-sweetened broccoli from Black Kettle Farm to the classic combination of basil, garlic and … Continue reading

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Pot-Roasted Chicken with Potatoes and Garlic

When New Roots Farm posted a notice that fresh chickens were available, we put everything aside to pick up some of these flavorful, pasture-raised birds. At the same time, we happened to see Nourished Kitchen‘s preparation for Savory Roasted Chicken. We … Continue reading

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