Three Simple Side Dishes = One Great Meal

Pepper Cheese Grits, Dilled Bean + Wheat Salad, and Bacon Brussels Sprouts. On their own, each is a delicious side dish. Together, they form a gorgeous trifecta of a meal, packing a nutritious punch – as well as a sinful amount of … Continue reading

Cooking With Goat Cheese

This past Saturday, I spoke at the Took a Leap Farm Open House in Houlton, on the topic of Cooking With Goat Cheese. It was a wonderful day, filled with good food, excellent folk music, and sweetly bleating goat kids. … Continue reading

Join Me June 2nd for Took A Leap Farm’s Open House!

  Took a Leap Farm is a small Nigerian Dwarf dairy goat farm located just outside of Houlton, Maine. Specializing in fresh goat cheeses such as chèvre and feta, the farm is a recent dream-turned-reality that has been nine years … Continue reading

Vibrant and Delicious Stinging Nettle Pasta

Ever since spring has sprung, I’ve been going a bit forage-wild. I have over fifteen pounds of ostrich fern fiddleheads, in various states of being, from frozen to pickled. And while out collecting my second batch of fiddleheads last week, … Continue reading

Fiddleheading in Aroostook

I’ve been waiting with bated breath for fiddleheads to break dormancy in northern Maine. Growing up in Minnesota, I felt a similar pulse of excitement each spring as morel season drew closer and closer. Now, however, my head is filled … Continue reading