Monthly Archives: July 2013

CSA: Week 12

We’re deep into summer, so I thought we’d be getting more tomatoes in our CSA by now. It’s just as well that we’re not because our garden is providing plenty! Juliana roasted some today with garlic and oregano, so here … Continue reading

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CSA: Week 11

We’re still eating our way through last week’s half share. A highlight for me was this savory zucchini tart, pictured here ready to go into the oven. For the dough, I used this recipe for an heirloom tomato tart with … Continue reading

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Award-Winning Homebrew!

I’ve been homebrewing for 2 1/2 years now, and I’m certain that I’ve improved over that time. I usually set out to achieve a particular aroma, appearance, flavor, mouthfeel, and alcohol level, and I take careful notes about my process, … Continue reading

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CSA: Week 10

Another week, another half share from Heartland Family Farms! Let’s see what we’ll be eating this week…. There are a few new items: fennel, broccoli, and green tomatoes. We’re getting full of cabbage, so we’re hoping it’s near the end … Continue reading

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Hand Pies

Whether you call it a pasty, an empanada, a pastel, a calzone, a patty, a bridie, a turnover,¬†or some other name from the seemingly endless list, there’s clearly something fundamental about a flattened piece of dough folded over to contain … Continue reading

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CSA: Week 9

Okay, I’m falling behind in the blogging and for a while there we were falling behind in eating our CSA vegetables. Juliana keeps a list of our produce on a white board in the kitchen, and it was looking a … Continue reading

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BrewZaPalooza 2013: The Brews

Last summer I got it in my head to throw a big party with a bunch of homebrew from our cellar and as many pizzas as I could stand to grill. I dubbed it BrewZaPalooza. It was so much fun … Continue reading

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CSA: Week 8

I’m working on a couple of posts about BrewZaPalooza, our big homebrew and pizza bash this past weekend, but in the meantime another week has passed and we have a new CSA share. We did well with last week’s share. … Continue reading

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