• Housemade

    Peach Day!

    We picked peaches today at Champlain Orchards in Shoreham, VT. It was a bit like Black Friday – lots of hype before-hand, waiting in a crowd for the go-ahead, being unleashed into the orchard, and picking all we could carry in…

  • Housemade,  Recipe

    Berry & Buttermilk Pie

    On Saturday, after I picked this lovely mountain (aka. 8 pounds) of blueberries at Willow Hill Farm, I had pie on the brain. I was thinking about a recipe I found on Pinterest a while back for blueberries and cream…

  • Awesome Ingredients

    Sueño de fruta

    If you love fruit, and you haven’t read Jeffrey Steingarten’s section on ripe fruit in The Man Who Ate Everything, that should be next on your list. After picking fresh raspberries at a friend’s house, scavenging for wild black raspberries…

  • Housemade,  Recipe

    Easy Dessert – Jam Crostata

    This dessert is quick to pull together, doesn’t take a ton of ingredients, and makes use of something that plagues many people I know… almost-empty jam jars taking up room in the fridge! Hence, it’s the perfect dessert to whip…