JT Breakfast Bars

JT BREAKFAST BARS

This recipe comes to us from Dandelion and Quince: Exploring the Wide World of Unusual Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs , a favorite from...

October 2017: An Autumn Rainbow

OCTOBER 2017: AN AUTUMN RAINBOW

IN THIS MONTH'S JOURNAL... Fermented Chile Pepper Paste Fermented Green Tomato Chutney Ceremonial Stuffed Pumpkin Brazilian Cheese...

 
 
 
October Garden Notes: Seeds and Stars and Secrets

OCTOBER GARDEN NOTES: SEEDS AND STARS AND SECRETS

We spread the compost last month, and watered well in the spaces we've made for fall vegetables. As the soil becomes more moist and...

Fermented Green Tomato Chutney

FERMENTED GREEN TOMATO CHUTNEY

There comes a time at the end of the summer garden, when a gardener must admit that the tomatoes are not going to ripen. They linger...

 
 
 
Drying Herbs and Flowers

DRYING HERBS AND FLOWERS

Overlooked by the more fabulous, labor-intensive methods of saving the season like canning, fermenting, and freezing, drying herbs...

Brazilian Cheese Bread

BRAZILIAN CHEESE BREAD

Pao de Queijo is what these buns are called in their native land of Brazil. Bread of Cheese. It has a musical, delicious ring to it,...

 
 
 
Brandied Figs

BRANDIED FIGS

Generous, succulent figs do not store or travel well, so it's a blessing that they have two crops a year, one in early summer, and...

Ceremonial Stuffed Pumpkin

CEREMONIAL STUFFED PUMPKIN

This recipe was inspired by Sarah Britton's “Ceremonial Stuffed Pumpkin”, from her book Naturally Nourished: Healthy, Delicious Meals...

 
 
 
Probiotic Salsa Starter: Fermented Chile Pepper Paste

PROBIOTIC SALSA STARTER: FERMENTED CHILE PEPPER PASTE

This recipe can swing so many ways, and it does resemble others that we have published previously. But really, this is just a measure...

Fermented Green Coriander Seed

FERMENTED GREEN CORIANDER SEED

This recipe was made on a whim; after staring down a whole patch of coriander that had bolted and gone to seed , I was thumbing through...

 
 
 
Fermented Juniper Tonic: Smreka

FERMENTED JUNIPER TONIC: SMREKA

I forget how I stumbled across this recipe, exactly. I have a memory of researching the edibility of various conifer needles, in some...

Spicy Sweet Watermelon Rind Pickles

SPICY SWEET WATERMELON RIND PICKLES

Watermelon, watermelon, sweet summer bellyfuls of juice and sweetness, we eat it down to the rind, again and again, and toss the green...

 
 
 
Yogurt Lemon Dill Sauce

YOGURT LEMON DILL SAUCE

This smooth white dip is the perfect foil to a spicy feast. Excellent with grilled vegetables and Mediterranean flair. If you added...

Garden Notes: September: Coriander and Fog

GARDEN NOTES: SEPTEMBER: CORIANDER AND FOG

Imperceptibly, the season shifts. The cilantro bolted to seed, and we let it happen; time now to hang the stalks with their round,...

 
 
 
Tabbouleh with Baharat

TABBOULEH WITH BAHARAT

“'If you want to find a good husband, you'd better learn how to chop your parsley properly.'” This is the stern caution issued by Sami...

Sambal: Fermented Chili Paste

SAMBAL: FERMENTED CHILI PASTE

Sambal is a Southeast Asian pepper paste. It's not always traditionally fermented, but we were reminded of this recipe on a recent...

 
 
 
September 2017: Smreka and Sambal

SEPTEMBER 2017: SMREKA AND SAMBAL

IN THIS MONTH'S JOURNAL... Tabbouleh Salad Fermented Chili Paste: Sambal Lemon Garlic Dill Yogurt Sauce Fermented Juniper Tonic: Smreka Sweet...

Fermented Watermelon Rind with Radishes

FERMENTED WATERMELON RIND WITH RADISHES

This recipe was borrowed from our friend in fermentation, Karen Diggs of Kraut-Source . We had to use Easter Egg Radishes, because...

 
 
 
Huckleberry Jelly

HUCKLEBERRY JELLY

Huckleberries epitomize the Spirit of DIY. They aren't found in stores, on farms. They grow wild in just the right places, watered...

August Garden Notes: The Morning Basket

AUGUST GARDEN NOTES: THE MORNING BASKET

Harvest in the morning, that's my advice. Vegetables harvested during the early morning hours tend to taste better and keep longer...

 
 
 



Scenes From Our Saveur Supper With Chef Michael Mina and JW Marriott

Scenes From Our Saveur Supper With Chef Michael Mina and JW Marriott

Food The chef and hotel hosted a meaty mega-meal in honor of their new Nashville partnership The chef and hotel hosted a meaty mega-meal in honor of their new Nashville... Read more ...

ALFA 1977: Toto Grill Oven

ALFA 1977: Toto Grill Oven

Manufactured in Italy, available world-wide, the Toto Grill Oven and other grill-based products ranging from BBQ's to refractory bricks and stoves are what many would refer to... Read more ...

Showstoppers with Gentleman Jack: The Top 4 Cocktails

Showstoppers with Gentleman Jack: The Top 4 Cocktails

Gentleman Jack from Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey is the more sophisticated older brother of the distillery, packed with flavor but a little Read more ...

OMG, Starbucks Is Reportedly Releasing a Zombie Frappuccino!

OMG, Starbucks Is Reportedly Releasing a Zombie Frappuccino!

A post shared by Hannah Murrow on Oct 19, 2017 at 10:04pm PDT It's been a while since Starbucks has dropped an official new Frappuccino a la the Unicorn Frappuccino , but... Read more ...

Healthy Meal Plan {Week 24}

Healthy Meal Plan {Week 24}

This list of healthy dinner recipes takes the guess work out of meal planning for the week. Week 24 of this Healthy Meal Plan includes both meat and meatless recipes. I would... Read more ...

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Recipe with Pistachios, Cranberries & Parmesan

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Recipe with Pistachios, Cranberries & Parmesan

Healthy shredded Brussels sprouts recipes make for colorful and easy Thanksgiving side dishes. Pistachios, dried cranberries and salty Parmesan cheese add a burst of flavor and... Read more ...

Where to Eat in Columbus, Ohio

Where to Eat in Columbus, Ohio

If you love food and haven't been to Columbus, OH yet, epic food experiences await you in this vibrant and delicious Midwestern city. Trust me, you'll want to put it on your... Read more ...

Easy Alfredo Pasta Bake

Easy Alfredo Pasta Bake

If you're looking for a simple, easy dish that the whole family will love, look no further. This easy Alfredo pasta bake can be ready in just over 30 minutes. My 12 year-old... Read more ...

Snickers Is Debuting 3 New Flavors Next Year - and 1 Is a Clear Favorite

Snickers Is Debuting 3 New Flavors Next Year - and 1 Is a Clear Favorite

Get out your calendars, candy fans, because Snickers is going to have three new flavor options next Summer! As part of Snickers's Hunger Bar collection (you know - the bars... Read more ...

Salmonella Outbreak Hits Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off

Salmonella Outbreak Hits Chincoteague Chili Chowder Cook-Off

Health officials say about 150 people living in eight states have been sickened by Salmonella after attending a chili cook-off in Virginia. Dr. David Matson, director of the... Read more ...