Wintertime Cauliflower Giardiniera (fermented)

A work in progress…four days in the making. Two jars, but had a set back with one, because the white plastic lid did not seal enough to create a bubbly, fermented party. So, yesterday I transferred my mostly cauliflower to … Continue reading

Roasted Halloumi Olive Tapenade Pasta Salad

My sister is a fabulous cook, with totally different tastes than mine.  Well, not totally different… Her kitchen is the only kitchen in the world (that I know of) that I can walk into, and all the comforts that I … Continue reading

Sardine Salad with Parsley on Cucumbers

  No real recipe here, just a simple combination of canned sardines, lots of parsley, and some of my preserved kumquat peels with a little bit mayonnaise.  I used the boneless skinless sardines (hey, some sardines is better than no … Continue reading

Soba Noodle Salad with Winter Vegetables and Sweet Kumquats

A classic Asian salad made with winter vegetables, almost everything is from the farmer’s market. The carrots, the radishes, the tatsoi, and the kumquats. The kumquats were a last minute addition, as they sat next to my cutting board, winking … Continue reading