Caregiving from my kitchen

Tag: Preserving the Harvest

Mirepoix

Mirepoix

Make a batch of mirepoix, the classic French blend of aromatics, and keep it on hand in the freezer to easily and quickly flavor meals.   I originally published this post in September of 2014. This is a repost with new pictures and some slight […]

WIAW 179 – And It’s Tomato Season!

WIAW 179 – And It’s Tomato Season!

Every year, right about this time, we abruptly go from “I wish we had more tomatoes” to “Where did all these tomatoes come from?!”  Well, that’s part of being with a CSA – we get what we get when it ripens…  Being at one with […]

Lazy Cook’s Fresh Tomato Sauce

Lazy Cook’s Fresh Tomato Sauce

When you have tomatoes but no time, try the Lazy Cook’s Fresh Tomato Sauce! It’s simple, easy, fast, but keeps the wonderful fresh flavor of your tomatoes. Well, maybe the cook isn’t lazy. Maybe the cook is just tired, or rushed, or harried. Maybe s/he […]

Gluten Free Pasta with Grilled Vegetables

Gluten Free Pasta with Grilled Vegetables

If you grill a batch of vegetables, it’s easy to serve them in a variety of ways – such as this Gluten Free Pasta with Grilled Vegetables! Sometimes I get cute adorable little vegetables… And I just cannot bring myself to chop them up into […]

Radish Leaf Condiment

Radish Leaf Condiment

Don’t toss those radish greens! You can make this Radish Leaf Condiment to add a shot of flavor to plain rice, meat, or beans, or any simple meal! Well, I wasn’t quite sure what to call this… Relish or Pesto implies uncooked, Sauce would be […]