This sausage making adventurer has been back to action! Remember last time, when the sausages came out less awesome than I had been hoping for? I learned a lot about the process of making sausage last time: When cubing the meat to get it ready for the grinder trim away any opaque connective tissue and … Read more Better by Leaps and Bounds
My friends, I’m very excited to introduce someone to you. This is Trooper, our wonder puppy: He is a sweetheart. His favorite things include: burrowing under blankets, snuggling, chasing leaves and chewing on his octopus. I started out babysitting him while Mr was still away, and now, through a series of fortunate events, Trooper is … Read more Trooper the Wonder Puppy
I really do wish that paste was not the word to use for this. Paste just isn’t an attractive word, and it really does not do justice to the complex wonder of an elixir it is. But alas, it is a paste. That’s what it is, even though it is not nearly romantic enough for … Read more A Wickedly Tasty Paste
Mr has been out and about hunting this season, and he has had some success! Hello Goose! Aren’t these just gorgeous? So pretty to look at. How easy is it to break down a goose? Not so easy as the videos on the internet make it seem. That may be more a matter of being … Read more Honk Honk
Forty is a big number… Especially when you hear the number 40 in conjunction with cloves of garlic. Chicken with 40 cloves of garlic? Garlic is good, we all know that. But 40 cloves? That is just about 3 whole heads! For a moment I worried I was being lead astray by this recipe. 40 … Read more The Number 40
I was a very lucky girl recently, and received a gift of fresh goose breasts from one of Mr’s friends from work. I have been jealous of people like Beth of Rhubarb and Venison for having hunters in their households and new and exciting cuts of meat to work with in their kitchens. Mr has … Read more His Goose was Cooked
February is almost over, isn’t that nuts? The year is well underway and it still seems to me like New Year’s Eve wasn’t that long ago. This month has been weird for me in terms of blogging. February has been a month of falling back on standards, making things that I make often, things that I’ve … Read more A Bright February Salad
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