Category Archive: Get it local

We Didn’t Invent This

Home cooking has experienced a renaissance of sorts in the past few years. Fast food and processed “food” from a box is losing favor. People want Slow Food. They want locally sourced food.… Continue reading

Me and My Honey in a Sticky Situation

Did you enjoy Halloween? I hope it was a day of safe and spooky fun for you. In honor of this holiday I made some candy from scratch. And you would not believe… Continue reading

Crabapple Butter

It’s been a great season for apples here in the Bay State. It’s also been a great season for crabapples. If you are not familiar with this wild child of the Malus species… Continue reading

Don’t Panic!

There’s a pumpkin shortage! There’s a pumpkin shortage! What will we do? Thanksgiving is ruined! Cancel autumn we may as well go right to the depths of winter! There’s no pumpkin! Okay that’s… Continue reading

Eat Your Weedies

CORRECTION 5/28/2015: Ironically, I misidentified the species of plantain I collected and ate. On 5/27/2015 I stated that I ate Plantago major. A sharp-eyed friend of mine who is a serious forager noticed… Continue reading

Soup, Our Food

There is a chill in the air that the sun just can’t cut and the leaves are a little more colorful every day. Yes, it is soup season in the Bay State. There is… Continue reading

We Gather Together

This post is not about my tomato problems. It is not even about growing your own food. It is, in fact about finding your own food. Yes, I said finding food, also known… Continue reading