Toad In The Hole

This toad in the hole was a full week in the making. It had been a very meat and dairy heavy late afternoon run through the late winter greenmarket. I had enough apples, roots and tubers to do me at home already, and while greener things are starting to peek through, they were long gone by the … Continue reading Toad In The Hole

DIY Candied Ginger

Over the holidays, as I was offering a friend a slice of gingerbread cake topped with a  creamy layer of buttermilk frosting and little bits of crystallized ginger and sugared cranberries, she rolled her eyes, and said “Of course you make fresh gingerbread and candy your own ginger.” The aggressively dismissive attitude took me by surprise, and I felt … Continue reading DIY Candied Ginger