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How to Make Horseradish

How to Make Horseradish

At the farmer’s market this morning, I bought a large root of horseradish. Actually, I only bought half of the piece, because it didn’t smell that spicy, and I was worried it would be too mild. Isn’t it lovely? Making ground horseradish is pretty important 

Hot And Spicy In The Kitchen: Making Horseradish

Hot And Spicy In The Kitchen: Making Horseradish

At the farmer’s market this morning, I bought a large root of horseradish. Actually, I only bought half of the piece, because it didn’t smell that spicy, and I was worried it would be too mild. Isn’t it lovely? Making ground horseradish is pretty important 

Crockpot Summer Supper

Today’s crockpot summer supper, is a recipe that came about in a convoluted fashion, as so many scratch recipes do. My garlic cloves were overpowering the rest of the fridge contents, and it is so hot, that heating the oven just seemed wrong. I came 

Lovely Fan Potatoes

This recipe is one that has been calling to me from one of the cookbooks I have in my stash. It seems so simple, yet interesting enough to make dinner seem a little bit special. To make them, slice as thinly as possible, but leave 

Warm Pasta Salad With Mushrooms and Sausage

When all else fails, make pasta! I often cook a meal, knowing there will be leftovers. Pasta salad is a great recipe to make a nice dinner and at least one lunch for everyone, and I can put all the vegetables into it that I 

Food Musings

Photo midiman What a powerful thing, food. We have to eat, and it is so easy to eat badly.  For some reason our society started thinking that food was supposed to be fast and furious, indulgent, and that we were much too busy to prepare