Food and Recipes

Fruits of the season

As I was sitting on my couch today, trying to recover from a call shift of working until nearly 4 am and feeling utterly exhausted, I paged through my copy of  the Fanny Farmer Cookbook – not the updated edition from 1996, but the original version that was first published in 1896. Perhaps its my love… Continue reading Fruits of the season

Food and Recipes

Recipe time – Scrapple

What is scrapple, you might ask? I’ve never heard of this outside of my family, although I have vaguely heard of its cousin, fried mush, in a couple different places. Both of these are, to me, poor farm food – but no less delicious as far as that goes. I love both, although I have… Continue reading Recipe time – Scrapple

Food and Recipes

Recipe Time – Channeling my inner Brit

  I have always loved all things British. Maybe it comes from the fact that my grandmother was born in England to two Brits – though one was an expatriate who had been living in Canada before WWI. Or perhaps it’s from the fact that I grew up watching British comedies/TV that was played on… Continue reading Recipe Time – Channeling my inner Brit