Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Grilled Radicchio and Fig Salad

Late summer salad- Grilled Radicchio, Fig and Almond Salad with Pecorino and Balsamic Vinegar

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Sauerkraut

Massaging the salt and cabbage. 

Stomping the cabbage and salt with an improvised stomper (rolling pin).

Perfect Pickler Apparatus

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Salted pork belly

Salted, cured for 7 days...

And used to make
New England Baked Beans




Saturday, April 9, 2016

Umeboshi

Salted plums and resulting vinegar.

Friday, September 18, 2015

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Cocotella (like Nutella)

I thought I'd try my hand at a substitute for Nutella using coconut oil.  

1C coconut oil
2oz confectioners' sugar
2oz cocoa powder
3/4C powdered milk
1/4 t almond extract
1/2 t vanilla extract 

It's tasty without the addictive quality of Nutella.