Cocoa Powder

Cocoa powder. How much do you really know about it? What is the difference between natural and dutch process? When should you use which? King Arthur Flour posted an in depth look at cocoa powder this week. It answers all those questions and does a great job comparing six kinds of cocoa powder in several…

Winter Squash

After halloween, most pumpkin farms in the area do a mass discount on all their pumpkins in effort to get rid of and make a few bucks on their surplus before tilling them into the fields and/or sending them off. What is even better is that because these are farms and major tourist attractions they…

Penzy’s Kind Heart Gift Box

I love spices. Especially Penzy’s Spices. This isn’t much of a secret. See Penzy’s does this awesome thing with their catalog. Several times a year they affix a coupon for a free spice. Usually it is a new spice blend of sorts that they want everyone to try. Free spices? Sure! The Thanksgiving 2011 catalog…

Last Week In The Kitchen: Oct 24 – 30th 2011

Winter Minestrone – Italian Food Forever This soup has it going on and is incredibly healthy. The combination of vegetables really shined. I didn’t make too many modifications… subbed out the potatoes for sweet potatoes as I was out of regular and did not add the beans… I was out of canned. Chose kale as…