Posts Tagged: home-made pantry item

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Four more weird and delicious pestos

In celebration of tender green things and the spring time, I like to make pesto.  Also, I tend to be very busy in the Spring and pesto is a fast way to add a homemade touch to quick food.  I

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Four more weird and delicious pestos

In celebration of tender green things and the spring time, I like to make pesto.  Also, I tend to be very busy in the Spring and pesto is a fast way to add a homemade touch to quick food.  I

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Laying Hens and Herbal Teas

I am working at a farm this summer and fall! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for going on 10 years now, ever since I travelled down the west coast on a bike tour meeting farmers and other

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Laying Hens and Herbal Teas

I am working at a farm this summer and fall! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for going on 10 years now, ever since I travelled down the west coast on a bike tour meeting farmers and other

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Rhubarb Curd Tart with a Buckwheat Almond Crust (Gluten-Free)

Did you know that Buckwheat is related to Rhubarb?  I know!  Weird right?  I was so excited by this fact when I learned it, that I decided to make a rhubarb tart with a buckwheat crust.  Then I had to

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Rhubarb Curd Tart with a Buckwheat Almond Crust (Gluten-Free)

Did you know that Buckwheat is related to Rhubarb?  I know!  Weird right?  I was so excited by this fact when I learned it, that I decided to make a rhubarb tart with a buckwheat crust.  Then I had to

Four Weird and Delicious Pestos
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Four Weird and Delicious Pestos

I know this is weird, but I don’t make basil pesto.  I make pesto for three reasons. 1.  I have some sad bunch of green something that I did not use in a timely fashion, but cannot stand to throw

Four Weird and Delicious Pestos
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/04/24/four-weird-and-delicious-pestos/
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Four Weird and Delicious Pestos

I know this is weird, but I don’t make basil pesto.  I make pesto for three reasons. 1.  I have some sad bunch of green something that I did not use in a timely fashion, but cannot stand to throw

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Tropical Fruit and Macadamia Nut Torte- From the backyard in Kula, Maui (Gluten-Free)

For the last three years, my mother has been living in a little cottage in Kula, Maui on a beautiful property  planted with mango, loquat, natal plum, macadamia nut, avocado, kukui nut and guava trees.    While visiting my mother

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Tropical Fruit and Macadamia Nut Torte- From the backyard in Kula, Maui (Gluten-Free)

For the last three years, my mother has been living in a little cottage in Kula, Maui on a beautiful property  planted with mango, loquat, natal plum, macadamia nut, avocado, kukui nut and guava trees.    While visiting my mother

Marmalade with Bitters and Sour Cherries
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/03/23/bittersweet-boozy-goodness-old-fashioned-orange-marmalade-with-bitters-and-sour-cherries/
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Bittersweet Boozy Goodness- Old Fashioned Orange Marmalade (with bitters and sour cherries)

Just before Christmas, I came home one night to find the teenage daughter of one of my neighbors sitting in our cold and dirty hallway.  She was locked out.  I invited her into my apartment and offered to feed her

Marmalade with Bitters and Sour Cherries
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Bittersweet Boozy Goodness- Old Fashioned Orange Marmalade (with bitters and sour cherries)

Just before Christmas, I came home one night to find the teenage daughter of one of my neighbors sitting in our cold and dirty hallway.  She was locked out.  I invited her into my apartment and offered to feed her

Seville Orange Marmalade with Whiskey and Brown Sugar
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/01/05/seville-orange-marmalade-with-whiskey-and-brown-sugar/
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Seville Orange Marmalade with Whiskey and Brown Sugar

Last year, a dear friend of ours returned from a trip to Australia and gave us a fabulous jar of whisky marmalade as a gift.  This is a perfect gift for me, because I LOVE marmalade, but it’s also risky.

Seville Orange Marmalade with Whiskey and Brown Sugar
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/01/05/seville-orange-marmalade-with-whiskey-and-brown-sugar/
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Seville Orange Marmalade with Whiskey and Brown Sugar

Last year, a dear friend of ours returned from a trip to Australia and gave us a fabulous jar of whisky marmalade as a gift.  This is a perfect gift for me, because I LOVE marmalade, but it’s also risky.

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Ideas for Thanksgiving (2012)

Here is this year’s updated list of Thanksgiving recipes that can be found on this blog.  All of the recipes include directions for both gluten-free and gluten-full preparations (unless one or the other is specified).  You can click on the names

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Ideas for Thanksgiving (2012)

Here is this year’s updated list of Thanksgiving recipes that can be found on this blog.  All of the recipes include directions for both gluten-free and gluten-full preparations (unless one or the other is specified).  You can click on the names

Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter
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The Saga of my Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter

I decided to make a gluten-free starter this summer.  I was compelled to do this because I was determined to make a gluten-free version of my the dark sourdough rye bread that my grandmother used to make (Leib in Estonian).

Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter
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The Saga of my Gluten-Free Sourdough Starter

I decided to make a gluten-free starter this summer.  I was compelled to do this because I was determined to make a gluten-free version of my the dark sourdough rye bread that my grandmother used to make (Leib in Estonian).

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Tuna-Dill Tomato Sauce

I’m really happy with this sauce. I have consumed immense quantities of tomato sauce in my life but it’s not something that I’ve ever gotten into making. That just means I have opinions about the subject and know what the

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Tuna-Dill Tomato Sauce

I’m really happy with this sauce. I have consumed immense quantities of tomato sauce in my life but it’s not something that I’ve ever gotten into making. That just means I have opinions about the subject and know what the