Smoky Rosemary & Fire-Roasted Tomato Beef Stew

The 2010 April Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Wolf of Wolf’s Den. She chose to challenge Daring Cooks to make Brunswick Stew. Wolf chose recipes for her challenge from The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook by Matt Lee and Ted Lee, and from the Callaway, Virginia Ruritan Club. This month’s challenge didn’t really appeal to […]

Recipe Remix: Smoked Paprika & Mustard Seed Chicken (Dutch Oven Braised)

I have become a huge fan of mustard seeds. Not only do they add great flavor to a dish, but they also lend a nice crunchy texture, but they soften with cooking so they aren’t too hard. For now I’m just using yellow mustard seeds which are pretty mild, but when those are done I […]

Recipe 2-fer: Washington’s Green Grocer Produce Box Adventure

I recently signed up to have a vegetable and fruit box delivered to me from local farms through Washington’s Green Grocer. It doesn’t cost too much more than I usually spend on produce in a given week, and it’s local and organic! I got my first box yesterday, and it had so many beautiful fruits […]