Red Berry Rosé Jam

‘Tis the end of the season of the berry… which means… you are probably OVERWHELMED with your own berries or are seeing them super cheap at your local stores/markets. This is a quick jam recipe that again, you can adjust as you’d like (sometimes I add a hot pepper into the mix…heat level is optional…

Lemony Garlic Scape and Arugula Pesto

Now, while technically ALL pestos are sauces… some are thicker and more dense than others. This is not that pesto. LOL. This pesto is something that you want to put on EV-ER-Y-THING. And when I say all, I mean it. All jokes aside, this might be my favorite garlic scape pesto recipe I make. It…

DBF’s Top 5 grows: #1 GARLIC

This is the first entry in our ‘Top 5 Grows’ series in which we hope to share some of our favorite produce that gets the best Use, Storage, Preservation AND UtIlity from a small scale garden here in New England (zone 5). Number 1 on our list is GARLIC. Honestly, there is NO comparison between…

Waste Not: Salt Cured Egg Yolks

Another quick recipe for those who dislike wasting ingredients. So many times, we talk ourselves out of doing projects in the kitchen because it creates waste, or we have no idea how to use whatever is left over. But there are SO many ways to make sure you use as much of your items as…

Bring on the Heat

One unexpected way to preserve the results of your summer gardening bliss, is by making seasoned salts. As we are a house that loves all things spicy, I whipped up this batch of chili salt this morning in 5 minutes. I had two last hot peppers on an indoor plant that were starting to look,…