Monthly Archives: September 2010

Celebrating Fall & Farmers with Chicken with Tomato Sauce & Black Olives

  From 40 pounds of tomatoes: 1 pint dried peels, 2 pints soup, 3 liters juice, 6 quarts sauce, 3 pints salsa, 5 cups jam. Monday, with the help of friends at Red Hog Farm, I butchered our fifteen 16-week-old … Continue reading

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2010 Tuna Put-Up + Gluten Free Thai Fish Cakes

Last year I made my first foray into canning tuna at home. I bought three whole, flash-frozen fish (each about ten pounds) from an Astoria fisherman. The canned tuna was marvelous–even my husband, who has always insisted he does not … Continue reading

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Steak & Red Peppers with Coconut Curry & Zucchini

It’s funny, I’m sensitive to raw sweet peppers and even the smell of them turns me off most of the year (when they’re not in season here anyway), but as the weather cools in late summer and the local bells … Continue reading

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