Posts filed under “Cooking”

Yellow pea soup with bacon, chipotle, and greens

Did you know that pea soup was a staple food in Britain during the Middle Ages? This one uses dried Swedish yellow peas and is a great way to get oodles of vegetables in one tasty dish. It is the perfect place to use greens that are slightly past their prime–nobody will notice the wilted [...]

Fresh Cranberry Scones

There are thousands of cranberry scone recipes out there, but most use dried, sweetened cranberries. My family loves the juicy zing of fresh cranberries, so I created these fluffy, moist, sweet-and-sour scones which were a 100% hit from the two-year-old on up.   The key to great scones and biscuits is to handle the dough [...]