It’s that time again. The internet is going nuts over ramps. Apparently they’re delicious and In some areas they are rather controversial. I’ve never had one, nor do I recall having seen any. I suppose if I did, I’d dig one up out of curiosity. But honestly, I’m equally happy with the earliest bounty that my garden provides… Continue reading →
I never ate cooked cabbage when I was a kid. Well, there was that one time when my mother presented us with a plate of knackwurst that had been cooked in sauerkraut. That pretty much put me off of cooked cabbage and snappy-skinned German sausage until well into my adulthood.
My husband’s German background reintroduced me to cooked cabbage in the form of Rotkraut; a sort of sweet and sour red cabbage dish. I didn’t like that, either. Still don’t (though I’ve since had a knackwurst-style sausage, sans sauerkraut, that I did enjoy). Continue reading →
I’d tell you about the wild party, with amazing cocktails and incredible food, but… I’ll be honest. After the kids were in bed, my husband and I enjoyed an assortment of store bought appetizers. He had a beer, I had a local rose wine and topped it off with Christmas chocolate. Then we went to bed. We did see 2013 come in, but without any sparkly ball drop or television commentary of any kind. This is typically how we ring in the new year. And it’s exactly what we wanted to do.Continue reading →