Fresh Tarbais beans make a big difference in this dish, but you can use dried beans, too. The beans are the highlight, but strong support comes from bacon, garlicky fresh kielbasa, and duck confit.
Poutine is a glorious dish. A base of crisp French fries topped with gravy and cheese curds is the common version. Unhealthy, perhaps, but poutine can certainly be enjoyed infrequently and in moderation. Nah, who am I kidding? Dig in!
From the beginning to my current never-ending quest for perfect pizza. Sourdough crust, homegrown tomatoes, and the best toppings.
This recipe is for those folks who dream of a barrel full of pickles in the basement. A barrel you can visit anytime, lift the lid, reach below the brine, and pull out a delicious whole fermented cucumber.
I grew some Tetsukabuto squash in my garden this year. This is a variety developed in 1960 in Brazil. One plant produced more than thirty 5-7lb squash! The vine grew up our apple and pear trees, and a few squash remain out of reach.
By using the best chilies, the best ingredients in the adobo, and the right combination of spices, I knew I could knock this fastball out of the park!
OK, I have an addiction to peppers, specifically hot peppers. I love them. I need them. I want to look at them, smell them, touch them, and eat them.
This has to be my favorite kimchi. A few years ago, I ran several experiments on this recipe to see what folks liked, and this recipe was the result. It’s a spicy pickle with the perfect combination of salty, sweet, spicy and umami. Every ingredient contributes.
Sometimes I eat something and it is so good, I just have to know how…
It’s late summer and the garden is in production mode. This is the time…