Brother-in-law, Home Cook, Badass Biker
To look at Steve Piekarski, from North Aurora, Illinois, you might assume he is a gruff, abrasive, tattooed badass biker. And you'd be right. But, my brother-in-law is also a funny, creative guy who loves my sister Toni, and his two girls.[continue reading...]
Cook big or go home. That's my brother-in-law, Steve Piekarski's, philosophy of food. And he proved it to me on a visit last fall by making 12-quarts of cheese soup for three people.All Recipes Great and Small (podcast)
Even when we home cooks have shelves bulging with cookbooks, the first place a lot of us turn when looking for meal ideas is the internet. Who can resist the convenience and the variety?The Green Corn Project Fall Festival 2016
The Green Corn Project raises 80 percent of its funding during its yearly fall festival at Boggy Creek Farm; This year's event is October 30, 2016.The Green Corn Project (podcast)
Vegetable gardening is becoming commonplace. Yet, not everyone has the resources to grow their own food. And that's where Green Corn Project comes in.
My brother-in-law Steve Piekarski is a good home cook. He and my sister Toni both enjoy food that is hearty and unfussy, such as hearty cheese soup. Neither is opposed to using convenience foods in their cooking, either, such as pasteurized prepared cheese products. You know: Velveeta.Baked Dijon Salmon
This is one of Esmée Williams' personal recipes, and it appears on Allrecipes.com. About the recipe she writes: "This is a wonderful way to prepare fresh salmon fillets in the oven. Be sure to make extra, your family will be begging for more!"Roasted Fennel and Potato Soup
Writer, gardener, educator, and cook, Renee Studebaker, learned to love the flavors of all fresh produce thanks to summers she spent on her grandmother's Arkansas farm -- although at first she wasn't particularly enamored of the work involved in getting that food to the table. That's changed.Recipe: Homemade Sauerkraut
Self-proclaimed fermentation revivalist, Sandor Katz encourages everyone to try their hand at making homemade sauerkraut.