Happy Thanksgiving

-A.J.

Grainy cell phone pic of No Knead breads and parmesan breadsticks.

 

 

Pigs In A Blanket

-A.J.

I recently received Anthony Bourdain’s – Appetites: A Cookbook.

There are some funny bits and some smart bits. And some stuff about his kid. In the “Party 101” chapter Bourdain shares some ideas from his catering background. What caught me was this:

…All that being said, the single most important lesson I learned over […]

Some Assorted Baking Output

-A.J.

The weather has cooled and that means the kitchen is cooler too. I’m way more inclined to bake stuff when it’s not a million degrees in the kitchen.

Recent Stuff:

Epi breads on October 28:

To the left is a potato foccacia, similar to this 2011 recipe. What’s interesting to me is that […]

Final Summer EarthBox 2016 Recap — The Tomatoes, Tomatillos, and Basil

A.J.

The final “summer garden 2016” recap — Tomatoes, Tomatillos, and Basil

The 2013 recap is here. 2014 here. 2015 here.

The Tomatoes:

Black Krim – 10.9 pounds. [75 day indeterminate heirloom.] Relatively poor yield in 2016, which was true of everything else too. In the two previous years the yield was around 23 pounds each year. […]

Winter Container Mini Update — November 4, 2016

-A.J.

Last night was cool and clear, so it’s time to shoehorn in a quick “Winter Garden” update before the cold really sets in:

The salad table, which sees sun until about 2pm:

[The top tier is mostly romaine (Winter Density(?)), arugula, cilantro, Mache, and spinach. Middle tier is Miner’s Lettuce and New Zealand Spinach […]

EarthBox 2016 Recap — The Cucumbers And Zucchini

A.J.

2013 Cucumbers and Zucchini recap here. 2014 here. 2015 here.

The single Tromboncino plant produced 10.9 pounds this year. That’s basically the same (per plant) as in 2014. 2015 was better, but then 2015 was better for everything. Either way, we now have lots of frozen shredded zucchini.

I think we’ve gotten better at […]