Lisa Bell and Nicole Rees purchase a whole pig from a local butcher shop for a pig roast to serve to their supper club friends.
This is an adaptation of a Caribbean-style brine or marinade for pork. The lime juice subs for the traditional sour oranges which can be difficult to find. I’ve reduced the salt as low as I can and still have a “brine.” The dark beer (I used a mocha stout.) adds a hint of sweetness and […]
TwoJunes feel fortunate to live in Oregon where summer fruit rules! Well, it was a little rainy this July weekend here in Portland, but that couldn’t stop TwoJunes from making ice cream. It’s one of those things where once the idea has entered your consciousness, the craving just wonít go away. Lisa has had a […]
See TwoJunes related post: Homemade Ice Cream Ice Cream Ingredients 1 can (14 oz.) evaporated milk 1 3/4 cups very cold buttermilk 1/2 cup sugar Juice of 1 lemon 1 tsp. vanilla extract Pinch of salt 2 egg whites
TwoJunes recipe for making fresh Peach Sherbet. This recipe also relates to their written post about home made ice cream.
Sustainable, yes, natural, no. Home ownership is the great American Dream. To own the land (and the structures on the land) is pretty much the pinnacle of capitalist endeavor. For TwoJunes, our house is our savings, our retirement, a hobby, a joy, and occasionally, sheer terror. Admittedly, it is enormously gratifying to have control over […]
Flowers are rarely local—with the exception of California and Florida, the US imports nearly 90% of its cut flowers from central and South America.
Has sustainability reached minute 14 in its 15 minutes of fame? Bringing knowledge to the surface of public awareness is an essential function of any political movement that wants to change the system. Over the past decade, the Local, Green, Sustainable and Slow Food movements have brought a shift in public thinking about food. For […]
The toasty corn flavor in these waffles lends them to dinner, as well as breakfast. Try serving them with grilled sausages. This recipe was originally published by Nicole Rees in the Oregonian. Hominy Waffles 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda 2 cups buttermilk, at room […]
I know that all the recent news about corn has been grim. We Americans consume an enormous amount of corn in the sneaky and unhealthy form of high-fructose corn syrup. Monocultures. Bt corn and genetic engineering. Ethanol and farm subsidies. These are complex and real issues that require study and reflection. But…I’ll just confess right […]