Ken’s Sourdough Starters

Ken used to bake the bread in this house.  He had worked in a bakery.  So I contacted people for advice to care for his sour dough starters.         Today I decided to just give it a try.  First I got out the rye berries and rolled them         I added the sour dough starter           Then as Ken did, I added some whey.   …

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Asparagus in Winter

Each spring I freeze some asparagus.  Why?  In winter when I crave green food I make some creamed asparagus soup. For this batch I fried some onion, added stock, thyme, asparagus and some salt and pepper with a bit of lemon juice.  Then I ran batches through the blender.  It is nice to add a dollop of yogurt when serving

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Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden!  This week’s CSA box has cabbage, onions, garlic, the last of the pumpkins, kohlrabi, rutabaga, carrots, beets, black radishes, and the last of the winter tomatoes. Field Notes.  As many of you already know my husband, Ken died on December 19, 2017.  Prior blog entries describe his illness and death and the obituary is posted as well.  This was a difficult harvest from the root cellar for me as I thought …

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