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How Not to Work with Historic Recipes… Buckwheat Pancakes

How Not to Work with Historic Recipes… Buckwheat Pancakes

The pancakes are really good… so if I were just doing this for myself, I’d be happy. But to share with you people? Um… OK, let’s start here. I have quite a few vintage-to-antique cookbooks dating as far back as the late 19th Century. I […]

WIAW 37

WIAW 37

Vegetables! We have vegetables… and I’ve been running… well, cooking. I have chopped. I have sauteed. I have bagged and frozen. I have pickled and fermented (maybe next year, I’ll write about that… This year, with everything else going on, I didn’t have the energy […]

“Creme” of Broccoli soup

“Creme” of Broccoli soup

A year ago I wrote up a recipe for a vegan Creme of Squash soup, using silk tofu. This broccoli soup is a variation of that theme.

Basic Slow Cooker Cooked Chicken

Basic Slow Cooker Cooked Chicken

I have frequently happily referred to adding cooked chicken to something I was cooking, and I discussed it as something I try to keep on hand for the quick emergency meals from the freezer. Equally, I mention chicken stock as something I have on hand.

WIAW 36

WIAW 36

Back to a pretty typical day, for me… It’s cool in the mornings, now, and I can face cooked beans again. I basically heat them in the pan with their liquid (or some water) and sometimes seasoning, then mash with a fork. I poach a […]