Autumn

As Autumn is quickly approaching I am reminded of my most favorite holiday, Halloween.  Few know the true meaning, as it has been speculated that the holiday marks the end of the summer or the beginning of costumes and candy.  The word Halloween is first attested in the 16th century and represents a Scottish variant of the…

Local Friends

I was thinking tonight about the importance of keeping up the connection with local friends, small business owners and farmers.  It is always worth the added expense, quality over quantity.  I hope to be able to include these wonderful men and women in our posts from time to time…

Autumn Menu

Autumn Squash Salad Lacinato Kale, Marcona, Cato Corner Womanchego, Brown Butter Vinaigrette Black Truffle Raviolo Sixty Degree Farm Egg, Celery Root, Mushroom Broth Pan Seared Monkfish Maple Glazed Pork Belly, Parsnip, Brussels, Rosemary Gremolata Grass Fed and Finished New York Strip Potato Puree, Bone Marrow, Ragout of Carrots and Chestnuts A Tasting of Apples Tart,…

Ode to the End of the Season

It was a crazy, beautiful summer for most of us.  A summer filled with sunshine (lots of rain), pole beans, tomatoes, and playing. Jim and I spent a good amount of time managing the garden (thank you to Wayne Surber for his amazing talents in helping us to create a 100% organic garden…including major research…