Pining for Parsnips

The parsnip is a root vegetable that looks like a pale carrot. Much like carrots, you can store parsnips with the leafy tops removed in a breathable plastic bag in your refrigerator for up to 3 or 4 weeks. Remember that when you get vegetables directly from a farmer, they will not have added chemicals or preservatives applied so they may last longer than those … Continue reading Pining for Parsnips

Parsnip and Celeriac Soup: Guest post from Cristina at I Say Nomato

Hello! My name is Cristina and I blog over at I Say Nomato, a site where all the recipes are free from nightshades. I’m so excited to be here! Today I’m sharing a recipe for a hot and hearty Parsnip and Celeriac Soup. Nightshades are vegetables in the family solanacae: potatoes, tomatoes, peppers and eggplant. There are many reasons to eat Nightshade-free, but most are … Continue reading Parsnip and Celeriac Soup: Guest post from Cristina at I Say Nomato

Winter Cooking Class Recipes: Smoked Mackeral Pate and Cranberry Pudding

Well, the second class in the winter series was certainly decadent – smoked mackerel pate, golden beet salad, parsnip and apple slaw, lamb risotto, lobster risotto and cranberry steam pudding with a butterscotch sauce. It was… delicious. Christine, class participant, foodie and photographer extraordinaire (check out Wonky Eye), snapped a few photos during the course of the evening. Being that a photo is worth a … Continue reading Winter Cooking Class Recipes: Smoked Mackeral Pate and Cranberry Pudding