Stuffed Peppers: Green Beans/Wild Rice/Black Walnuts…

This was part of an ongoing effort to not let green beans from the garden go to waste, yet one would hardly notice the presence of green beans in the dish. The green beans were cut small, steamed, then cooled under cold running water.   Meanwhile wild rice and converted rice were being cooked. The … More Stuffed Peppers: Green Beans/Wild Rice/Black Walnuts…

Rice, Green Beans, Mushrooms & Caramelized Pearl Onions, Black Walnuts & Peppers

I got hold of some fresh looking green beans and wanted to use them in conjunction with pearl onions and black walnuts. I built on the idea throughout the morning, prepping the ingredients at odd moments between other activities as they occurred to me.   Black walnuts have a strong flavor which I thought might … More Rice, Green Beans, Mushrooms & Caramelized Pearl Onions, Black Walnuts & Peppers

Black Walnut Vegan (for no particular reason) Ice Cream

After having mentioned wild hickory nuts it got me thinking about the black walnuts which have been doing time in the freezer for several years and seldom used. In anticipation of accumulating enough hickory nuts to use in a recipe, I explored the possibilities by using black walnuts in an ice cream. Black walnuts have … More Black Walnut Vegan (for no particular reason) Ice Cream