Saturday, March 3, 2018


After 20+ years the heating element finally gave out. 

Last meal was delicious Cholent. 

2 large red potatoes, in large chunks
2 onions, chopped
1 1/2 cups mixed dried beans, soaked overnight
250 gr beef for stew
250 gr beef kielbasa, in pieces
1 tsp black pepper
2 tsp paprika
3 T dried soup greens
Salt to taste
1 batch matzoh ball mix
750 ml stock (to cover)

Layer everything in order, in the slow cooker. 
Place matzoh balls on top. 
Add stock to cover. 
Cover and cook on low 10-12 hrs, 7-8 hrs. 

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


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


Salted plums and resulting vinegar.

Friday, September 18, 2015