Black Bean & Corn Salad Burritos

Black Bean & Corn Salad Burritos

Quite a while back now, I introduced you to my friend Susan and Susan’s Spectacular Spelt Carrot Cake. I assume by now that you’ve made this incredible cake at least once. So, I thought it was time for another of Susan’s stellar recipes, and this one is on-point to...
Cooked-In Culture: Green Gal Mole

Cooked-In Culture: Green Gal Mole

We eat a lot of Mexican-inspired foods in my house. And much of the inspiration comes from a few of my favorite celebrity chefs; chief among them Pati Jinich, star of the PBS show Pati’s Mexican Table. I have watched Chef Jinich for years now, and what I love best...
Almost-Classic Shepherd’s Pie

Almost-Classic Shepherd’s Pie

It would be pretty hard to write about The Shepherd’s Wife without sharing a recipe for her pie, right? Shepherd’s Pie (aka: cottage pie or pot pie) is a “leftover” dish by tradition. When a farmer’s wife had prepared that large lamb roast on Sunday, Shepherd’s Pie or...
In a Stew Over the Holidays

In a Stew Over the Holidays

Well, yes, but in a good way. How could I pass up giving Donald something warm and wonderful and made with the nutritious and lean beef from SS Backwards Longhorns? Since we’ve followed the turkey tradition for the past two years, both the large and the small of it,...
Good to the Bone

Good to the Bone

When Dara Simmons, owner of SS Backwards Longhorns, and I became friends at the Land of Goshen Community Market, we quickly realized that even though she was a meat vendor and I was a vegetarian, we had a lot in common. Amazing how that farmers market brings people...