Monthly Archives: December 2011

Northwest Mincemeat

Mincemeat is not popular anymore, even if it ever was. If you look in the supermarket, you’re lucky to find a dusty bottle at the bottom of a shelf. I haven’t seen any ‘gourmet’ mincemeat advertised, either. Me, I’ve always … Continue reading

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Fruit Shrub? Pickle Juice?

I was using my great cranberries from Rainier Cranberry company and getting to the bottom when I saw this recipe for pickle cranberries from Serious Eats. I made a batch, and probably won’t be making them again for the stall … Continue reading

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The new world of food — a survey

Mark Bittman is the New York Times food columnist and his Thanksgiving column is a good place to get an overview of the leading edge of change in the world of food. http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/19/no-turkeys-here/?scp=4&sq=mark%20bittman&st=cse.  I recommend spending a lazy afternoon or … Continue reading

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