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Adventures in Urban Homesteading

Recipe: Homemade Cream Cheese (you can use goat milk!)

Posted by on Aug 8, 2014 in Cheesemaking, Goats, Recipes | 2 comments

People who learn that I have backyard dairy goats always ask me, “Do you make cheese?” I know that they’re thinking of...

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Recipe: Potato, Zucchini & Pea Tikka Masala

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Recipes | 1 comment

Tikka masala is one of my favorite Indian dishes. The creamy, rich tomato sauce seasoned with all kinds of spices, cooked with veggies and...

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Junk Food Swaps: Cheesy Dip (Whole Food & Vegan)

Posted by on Sep 2, 2013 in Recipes | 1 comment

I would wager that all of us — no matter how good our intentions or how comprehensive our education around food — have at...

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Summer Dinner Party Recipes

Posted by on Aug 30, 2013 in Homemade Life, Recipes | 1 comment

My husband’s birthday was earlier this month, and among our dinner guests we had people who were vegetarian, gluten-free, and...

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Grilled Zucchini Salad with Purslane and Tomato

Posted by on Sep 27, 2012 in Recipes | 0 comments

Ingredients: 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh lemon zest 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot 1/4 teaspoon...

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Slow Roasted Tomatoes

Posted by on Sep 13, 2012 in Recipes | 0 comments

Ingredients: Heirloom Tomatoes Whole gloves of garlic, unpeeled Olive oil Herbs such as thyme or rosemary (optional) Directions: Preheat...

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