Month: December 2017

Boxing Day Pate {chicken liver pate}

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appetizers / chicken & poultry / In the Kitchen / In the Larder / On the Ranch / our chickens

I‘ve celebrated boxing day a few times. In my first experience of “celebrating”, while living in the UK, I found myself going from store to store in my village; finding locked door and closed signs. Even with mail delivery two times a day, I didn’t get the memo that commerce ends when Christmas celebrations begin. Boxing day is a lovely tradition and much more meaningful than half-off sales and crowded malls. This simple pate rounds […]

Bean and Barley Chili

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beans & legumes / In the Kitchen / soups & stews

I enjoy soups and stews year ’round, but this pleasantly cool weather makes me want to hunker down with a stick to your ribs kinda meal. But, stick to your ribs sometimes also means, stick to your thighs {if you smell what i’m cooking}.  This recipe is vegetarian, and very low in fat.  I might be so bold as to say, Guilt Free.  It uses dried beans, so it will cost you a bit of […]