Gramala Instant Pot Dolmades

If there ever was a dish that exemplified the motto of Butternutplace— “Stay Briny”—it would have to be dolmades!

Garlic Scape Pesto

No clever headlines here, just aromatic and peppery garlic scapes made into a savory pesto.

Natural Dyes for Easter Eggs

A bit spotty–but satisfactory–the natural dyes I tried this year were fun, even if a bit mauve-y and 1980ish.

Going to the Dogs

My hypothesis: one can feed pets high quality homemade food, superior to most commercially produced food, for the same price or less.

Chirashi Sushi

Chirashi sushi might be called the lazy chef’s sushi.