Basil Pesto

Basil is probably the one herb that really speaks summer to me. There is something about it that just takes me to my happy place. We have been enjoying the fresh leaves from the garden for several months is...

Pickled Radishes

One of my favorite early crop vegetables from the garden would have to be the radish. The spring radish has an especially tender texture and mild peppery flavor that is only found this time of year. Often w...

Making Sauerkraut

For centuries people have been using the process of fermentation to preserve foods. Various versions of sauerkraut appeared in China some two thousand years ago, and early Roman writings mention preserving ca...

Roasted Red Pepper

There is nothing like the deep sweet flavor that is created by roasting a red pepper, and I would have to say the aroma of peppers over a fire would have to be one of my favorites. Many times I will use my ga...