I love berry jams, and raspberry jam is one of my favorites. Last week I went to visit my dear friend, Natalia; after catching up and drinking tea with her delicious homemade bread and wild-berry jam, we ended up picking raspberries from her beautiful garden. Natalia and I picked enough berries to snack on and make some jam….
After hearing that blueberries were ripening early this year, I decided to go to Glen Alps, a very popular hiking area in the Chugach Mountains, to see if blueberries were ripe enough for picking. It was cloudy, and it drizzled on and off, but the stillness of the weather made my adventure so much more enjoyable.
A spectacular view over Turnagain Arm while foraging for fireweed, isn’t that amazing?…
Pie season is in its full swing! Cherry, berry, stone fruit, and all kinds of delicious pies are everywhere I look.
Last weekend I went to a farmers market, and one of the vegetables I bought there was locally grown rhubarb….
Banana bread is one of the most popular and frequently made sweet breads in the US, not without reason. Besides being delicious and loved by kids, it is quick and very easy to make. If you are one of those people who loves banana bread, you have come to the right place.
Kamranga Goja or Elo Jhelo, sugar glazed crispy pastry, is popular Bengali dessert prepared as a snack and during festivities. There are many different varieties of this delicious dessert; for example, sesame seeds and/or cardamon powder can be added to the dough, or the simple sugar syrup that the pastries are dipped into can be infused with saffron or cardamon; and right after being glazed, the pastries can be sprinkled with chopped nuts….