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Pumpkin Pots de Creme

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custards & pudding / desserts & sweets / fall / In the Garden / In the Kitchen / Uncategorized

I‘m not much for the pumpkin spice hype that comes in play at the first sign of frost. I am however, a pumpkin fiend. I love it sweet, I love it savory. With butter, as butter, warm and spicy; it brings me joy. While we have ripe pumpkins coming off the vine this early September, I’m not quite ready to jump head first into pie mode. This time of year, when it is warm during […]

Fresh from the Field Pumpkin Pie

desserts & sweets / fall / In the Garden / In the Kitchen / pies & tarts / Uncategorized

Pumpkin pie and I have made a bit of a journey together. Up until a decade or so ago, I used canned pumpkin and its accompanying recipe for my pie. It was good. Libby’s had a bit of a lock on the pumpkin pie market and deservedly so. Canned pumpkin, canned milk, sugar, eggs, spices. Easy as pie, right? It wasn’t until I started buying sugar pumpkins, at the farmer’s market, and subsequently growing my […]

Kohlrabi Crunch Salad

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In the Garden / In the Kitchen / salads / spring

We have a lot of kohlrabi in our garden this spring. I am trying to remember to replant each time I pull one from its bed. I think kohlrabi looks like it tastes bad. Let me finish… It doesn’t look tasty. It looks other-worldly and not in a good way. To me, that is. To me, it looks like eating it could be punishment. Which is exactly why, we are taught not to “judge a […]