Yes Please! My mother was known to tell people that she could bake anything inside a pie crust and her family would love it! And my Russian mama definitely had that down right! Although…it may have had something to do with the fact that MOM WAS AN ABSOLUTELY AWESOME PIE MAKER! And I don’t care … Continue reading Sweet or Savoury?
Here at #5 the kitchen is bursting with blueberries! The Gelderman family has come through yet again with another outstanding crop of berries and there are more to come next weekend. They grow two types of blueberries, one harvested in July and the other in August. Both are great but we find the August berries … Continue reading They Call it the Blues
Having picked up an armload of rhubarb on the weekend, it was time to get busy and cook up our annual batch of rhubarb ketchup! Don’t remember where I got this recipe but we liked it a lot the first time I made my version of it. I’ve even used it in making homemade barbecue … Continue reading Rhubarb Ketchup
It’s been a year or two since I’ve made this ragu and having stumbled upon a bag of Umbrian lentils in the pantry, I figured it was time to re-visit the recipe. My FB friend, Roz saw the photo I put up and said that it looked so darned good that she wanted me to … Continue reading Lentil Ragu with Rigatoni
Bbarbecued beef ribs were the choice for my birthday dinner, so off to our hipster butcher Pete, of Pete’s Meats we go! The rib recipe is by John Malik and was published in Bon Appetit magazine in July 2003. A Kamado Joe was recently added to the collection of outdoor charcoal cooking apparatus that we … Continue reading The Kamado Joe Rocks Ribs!