Book Review · Charcuterie

A German Feast- Bratwurst and Sauerkraut

I’m currently dating a beer guy who loves German food. It makes sense; the strong and rich flavors of beer, bread, sauerkraut, and pickles were born together. Fermentation is a wonderful thing, and paired with a delicious emulsified sausage sausage which has been perfectly poached in beer and then lightly caramelized, all of those fermented… Continue reading A German Feast- Bratwurst and Sauerkraut

Savory Sauces

Marinara Sauce: The Tomatoes’ Slaughter!

  I decided to make some homemade marinara sauce in the hopes it might be a fun and cost-effective way to stock up on some pantry essentials. Wow was I mistaken! $40 of locally grown Alaskan tomatoes from Bell’s Nursery (20 lbs.) only gave me 6 quarts of sauce. I could probably buy that at… Continue reading Marinara Sauce: The Tomatoes’ Slaughter!