Lovely Latkes

Latkes are a cornerstone of Hanukkah for Ashkenazi Jews. People usually have strong opinions about their latkes, and variations abound. The more traditional recipes include shredded russet potatoes and onions, some egg and a little flour to bind them together, and some salt and pepper for flavor. Form into a loose patty, fry, and, voila, … More Lovely Latkes

CSA, Week 8

Week 8: Purple and white potatoes, orange cherry tomatoes, husk cherries, pistou basil, green and purple bell pepper, garlic, squash, and string beans. This week is pretty representative of some of the best things about this CSA…. The joy of finding something new; in this case, husk cherries. I love these little guys. I’ve basically … More CSA, Week 8

Pork Tenderloin Wrapped in Bacon

  My husband and I are new to pork tenderloin. I recently saw an episode of Ina Garten’s new show where she made one and I was intrigued. (http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/cider-roasted-pork-tenderloins-3742577). Not long after, I noticed the cut on sale and figured, why not? I tried Ina’s recipe. We liked it, but mostly we couldn’t believe how … More Pork Tenderloin Wrapped in Bacon