Celebrate Cinco!

Celebrate Cinco!

Cinco de Mayo is Friday  Don’t miss this fantastic excuse to eat everything spicy, cheesy and lime-y. Invite your friends, secure a pinata and get planning. Here’s what to make for your Mexican-inspired spread: Tex Mex Beef Enchiladas Mexican Beans and...
Cook up a pot-o-gold

Cook up a pot-o-gold

· Corned Beef and Cabbage  Parsnips, stout, and fresh-from-the-bulk-jar herbs kick up your classic boiled dinner. · Beer cheese  Sharp cheeses, thick ale, a pinch of mustard (any mustard powder will do) and you’re in business. Slice the baguette! Prep the...
Eat This: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Eat This: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Or ‘read this,’ rather. I recently finished reading Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, which tells the true story of how she and her family committed to eating locally for one year, with few exceptions.  Most of their food came from...
Eat This: Easter’s Hot Cross Buns

Eat This: Easter’s Hot Cross Buns

Easter is coming up, and I’ve been saving this recipe for Hot Cross Buns for the last two years!  Hot cross buns are a sweet, yeast bread traditionally made and eaten on Good Friday.  They are slightly spiced and often feature raisins or currants.  They are...