Sausage, Squash and Red Onions (and a side of Farro)

Sometimes the simplest meals are the best. I was reminded of that yesterday evening, when I was simmering elderberries with aromatics for elderberry syrup, a soothing medicinal. The elderberries had to infuse slowly, and that required tending.   So what to fix for dinner? I had spicy Italian sausages in the refrigerator and butternut squash from the garden. And plump red onions in the basement … Continue reading Sausage, Squash and Red Onions (and a side of Farro)

Food Processor Yeast Bread: Easy to Make I was going through my bread files (yes, I still have recipes typed on paper)  trying to decide which ones I no longer use. Space is a premium in my office.   Well, guess what I ran across in that file? A recipe I had been meaning to try for a long time but had forgotten about. It’s … Continue reading

Super Seeds and Nuts Granola

This year our pumpkin and gourd harvest was not as prolific as we’ve hoped. I’ve mentioned before about the family of deer who come to our garden to enjoy a vegetarian supper each evening.  Along with squash blossoms, flowers on the pumpkins and gourds apparently were treats, too, since a good amount of them got munched off.  The pumpkins are a lot smaller than usual, … Continue reading Super Seeds and Nuts Granola