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Freezing Asparagus for the Winter!

May 09, 2019
You can pickle or can asparagus for the winter, but I am much much too lazy for such things.  I'll freeze asparagus as it takes next to no effort. It's...

Sue's Fiddlehead or Asparagus Pasta

May 09, 2019
You have to love our customers.  They love food and cooking as much as I do, and they SHARE their recipes!! Here is Sue's fiddlehead pasta Sue’s Fiddlehead Pasta 2...

Asparagus Chevre Toast...an easy party pleaser

May 09, 2019
Grill your local asparagus as per my "Asparagus on the BBQ" recipe. Take one sliced ciabatta loaf from our bakery. Brush one side of the ciabatta with grape seed oil. ...

Asparagus on the BBQ

May 09, 2019
The only way I will eat asparagus is on the BBQ.  We make this dish at least 3 times a week during asparagus season. Heat your grill to high, then...

Erin's pasta sauce with frozen tomatoes.

May 09, 2019
This is how I make up my pasta in the winter.  Its fresh taste brings a blast of summer memories back. An hour or two before supper get 6 tomatoes...

Free range chicken soup stock

Stock from your free range chicken

So you've roasted your free range chicken. If you like to make soup, you'll have kept the bones. I always serve my roast chicken sliced up and off the bone. I take all of the bones from the roasted bird, including the neck, and put them in a freezer safe container and freeze them until future use. When I'm in a soup making mood, things become simple. I take out my bag of bones from the freezer, put them in a pot, cover the bones with water, and simmer for about 3 hours. I like to keep a bit of meat on the bones for added density to the broth. After you have boiled your bones for the required time, let it cool, fish out all of those bones that are in the pot and VOILA. You have the best base for a hearty chicken soup. Especially if serving soup to little ones, be certain that you have removed all of those small bones that may be left in the broth. Simple non?