Sourdough Starter This weekend I started to get back to something I spent most of last year doing — making sourdough bread and keeping an ongoing live starter. It takes a couple of weeks for the full sourdough flavor to develop but initial results for this new...

While I’m on a bit of a tear, I’m going to have to start a little cookbook corner – and since cookbooks are important and my time is important, I’ll try to set it up via an Amazon affiliate thingy so I can help pay for Tomatilla!

Getting back to the food, my kids have been pushing me to come up with a ramen noodle cookbook since I have long been fond of coming up with creative uses for these cheapo noodles… So, here’s the first one. Lemon, tomato, parmesan noodles Boil a kettle (or...

I’m trying to figure out the best way to start including the most recent recipe list in the links on the right – and eventually I’d like to have a nice, handy little searchable recipe database too. If my slightly more philosophical ramblings get a...

In some ways I like times of change. More possible options open out for you. You take seriously ideas that you would have dismissed in seconds. You think harder about where you are headed and what you are doing. But you also stare over the edge of the pit and tremble....