Huckleberry Mojito

It’s late summer here in Spokane which means it peek huckleberry season. Huckleberries over here is kind of a big deal. They’re part of the vaccinium family like cranberries, lingonberries and blueberries, and they cannot be cultivated, making them it a special. They grow at a certain altitude so every year we take the bearContinue reading “Huckleberry Mojito”

Classic Beef Stock

Beef stock is the base to my favorite soup, who doesn’t love a French onion soup when it is done right? But beef stock is so much more than a soup base just like chicken stock you can add it to just about anything you’d add chicken stock to, add it to a pot roastContinue reading “Classic Beef Stock”

Classic Marinara Sauce

Growing up, my mom was definitely the cook in the family. My dad really had 3 recipes that all involved opening a can of beans and adding ketchup to it. My mom is a pretty good home cook but she was taught by her mom who was the definition of a 50’s housewife, casserole this casserole that.Continue reading “Classic Marinara Sauce”

Classic Chicken Stock

Chicken stock is the most versatile and easiest to make, really it’s like a gateway stock to a life and freezer full of different stocks.  Every rotisserie chicken carcass, every bone that has been de-boned is saved until I have a gallon bag full of chicken bones.  If I’m out of stock but I don’t haveContinue reading “Classic Chicken Stock”

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