Braised Carrots and Parsnips Simply Cooked in Vegetable Stock, Butter and Salt

Braised Carrots and Parsnips Simply Cooked in Vegetable Stock, Butter and SaltBraised Carrots and Parsnips – Fall and Winter Comfort Food

So unexpected. A friend leaving town for the week offered me her CSA box. What fun. Always such a pleasant surprise to open the box. This box, as it’s January in Montana, included among the leafy greens and purple cabbage a pound of huge carrots and half a pound of parsnips. Continue reading

Root Vegetable Barley Soup with Winter’s Galactic Star

Root Vegetable Barley Soup with Winter’s Galactic StarRoot Vegetable Barley Soup – No Galactic Battle Here,
Simply Comfort & Joy in a Bowl

With Star Wars on so many minds and movie screens, it’s easy to imagine this odd-looking object as an alien planet. “Perhaps it’s Coruscant, a big deal in the Star Wars universe,” wrote my son-in-law Peter. But fortunately, it’s not. This winter galactic star goes by the name celeriac, aka celery root. Continue reading