52 Soups: Week 4: Moroccan-Inspired Venison Chili

I don't hunt, but I love wild game, and I'm lucky enough to live in a town with a highly functional barter economy, so every year I make a trade with a few of my hunting lady friends. Usually I give them homemade jam but lately the Chokecherry Delight Liqueur I made last summer has … Continue reading 52 Soups: Week 4: Moroccan-Inspired Venison Chili

52 Soups: Week 3: Chowder…ish?

A few days ago I was at my parents' house around lunch time, and at their house lunch means soup. Usually canned, though mom makes homemade sometimes. That day was a canned day, and mom's soup was New England clam chowder. Damn, I used to love that stuff! But that was before I learned how … Continue reading 52 Soups: Week 3: Chowder…ish?

We’re the Cranberry Velvet Underground and We Have Come to Play (Cranberry Velvet)

(Skip to recipe) This year I will not be attending the family Thanksgiving because I have to watch the puppies (boarding is just too expensive), so I've been a little sad about the fact that I wouldn't be able to make my kids, my nieces, and my nephew, the dish that was always the most … Continue reading We’re the Cranberry Velvet Underground and We Have Come to Play (Cranberry Velvet)

Criss Cross Hot Sauce (Homemade Hot Sauce Recipe)

(Skip to recipe) I wish I had taken more pictures of my glorious abundance of hot peppers this year. For mothers day, my husband and kids bought me two jalapeƱo pepper plants, because we use them often, and two Tabasco pepper plants, which was unexpected. Though I've never managed to properly grow a pepper before, … Continue reading Criss Cross Hot Sauce (Homemade Hot Sauce Recipe)

Do You Know the (Chorizo Egg Taco) Muffin Man, the (Chorizo Egg Taco) Muffin Man…?

If there's anyone who needs to be on the Meal Prep Bandwagon, it's Your Humble Blogger in Blue Wyoming. I'll explain why some other time; it's mostly medical and I'm sick of talking about it. Suffice it to say, cooking a lot on just one or two days for all week's eating makes ALL THE … Continue reading Do You Know the (Chorizo Egg Taco) Muffin Man, the (Chorizo Egg Taco) Muffin Man…?