Slow Cooker Chicken Corn Soup (CSA style, with celery root)

Growing up in Pennsylvania Dutch country, I know what rivels are - they are little dumplings one finds in good, PA Dutch style chicken corn soup. Yesterday I betrayed my heritage, making chicken corn soup without rivels. That said, my soup was pretty good. Our summer CSA has inundated us with corn on the cob.…

Snow in October = No Lettuce This Week!

It snowed in October for the first time I can ever remember.  I read that one year in the late 1970s was the last time there was enough snowfall in October to actually measure. Many people in the area are just now, days later, getting electricity back.  For most of us though, life is pretty…

Community Supported Agriculture Rocks

I love to cook.   When I was in high school a representative from culinary school visited our home economics class.  I gave my name as someone who was interested in pursuing that path.  It was not until after I graduated from college that they finally stopped sending me things in the mail.  I like…