Pecan Flavor Extract

We will be going to the city tomorrow to learn what we are confident will be the excellent results of last week’s CT scan. There won’t likely be time to write a post, so I’ll go ahead and mention a small project I began this morning. I’ve been so pleased with my hickory nut extract … More Pecan Flavor Extract

Herbal Salts

That the seasons are changing is becoming more and more evident. The predicted temperature for tomorrow is 22ºF cooler than what we experienced yesterday. The basil plants are flowering in their determined effort to go to seed and reproduce. The final harvest of this year’s tender herbs and vegetables is at hand. First frost in … More Herbal Salts

Pomegranate Molasses

Mention of  pomegranate molasses is ubiquitous these days and it has piqued my interest. Yeah, I’m a late comer. Last night I was determined to learn what the fascination is all about. I brought pomegranate juice, jaggery (cane and palm) and lemon juice to a boil and let it simmer until it reduced to about … More Pomegranate Molasses

Powdered Kale

Although I’m a lifelong vegetarian there are several vegetables that I don’t care for all that much. I include them in my diet on occasion anyway for their nutritional value, prepared in ways my palate deems acceptable. Kale is a vegetable I don’t care for at all when cooked as a green. I don’t mind … More Powdered Kale