Red Velvet Blackberry Pancakes

Doesn’t that sound spiffy? Okay, it was really just a big experiment, but it came out pretty good in the end. I took my standard pancake recipe, and added 2-3 tablespoons of cocoa powder and a cup of finely grated raw beets (I use a microplane grater). Check out this crazy looking batter: After pouring … Continue reading

Mint: How do I use it up?

We get a lot of fresh mint in our CSA during the summer months. It smells heavenly. It’s hard to use up. More than I care to admit goes black in my fridge. This year I’m trying to use it more creatively. For several years I’ve made a simple strawberry salad thusly: 2 Cups sliced … Continue reading