The Year In Food » Fine Seasonal Eating

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I bought some beautiful hachiya persimmons with the intention of making them into hoshigaki. The persimmons sat in the fridge, neglected, until well past their ideal state for the project, which requires them to be firm, and not quite ripe. Like so many fruits that are just on the edge of edibility, these had a […]


  • sugar.angel - Love your recipe. Thank so much. LOve your kitchen as well. ReplyCancel

Cabin life is an interesting adjustment. The nearest grocery store is no longer 6 blocks away but a 20 minute drive. And we have legit snow and ice days where leaving is either impossible or simply strongly discouraged, whether due to fallen trees, icy roads, or Portland’s inability to deal with 1.5 inches of snow. […]


  • Taste of France - This looks fantastic. The greens really make it pop. Recipes like this are so useful for helping me look at my pantry in a new light.
    I also just posted a soup recipe: my French neighbor’s onion soup. With bread and cheese, it’s total comfort food.ReplyCancel

  • Walt - This looks like a great hearty soup that we’ll try tomorrow eve along with some crusty bread.ReplyCancel

  • sweetcoffee - Thanks for the post. It looks very yummy.