by Amy Chaplin
Martha's Circle

Monthly Archive for October, 2009

Seasonal Cleanse

Every year during the early spring and fall I like to spend a few days cleansing in preparation for the impending seasonal change. I love the clarity cleansing brings and enjoy shaking up my routine.  Plus, a cleanse will help break any habits that have snuck into your diet. Recommend on FacebookTweet about it

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I have to thank my dear friend Rosada for this Paté. Rosada is one of the most creative people and the only cook I know that measures nothing, not even for baking cakes! It’s hard to believe but she does everything by feel  and the results are always delectable. Being in a kitchen with her fills […]

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Apple Picking and a Crisp

Apple orchards are magical and enchanted places. When I bite into the first perfectly crisp apple of the season, whether at the green market or standing in an orchard, I laspe into a daze: what it is about that tart, musky flavor that enchants me? Where does it take me? There’s something magical in that mystery […]

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Kimchi

                                I was introduced to the excitement and delight of fermenting foods by Sandor Katz (mentioned here).  After a five day workshop with him all I wanted to do was retreat to a country kitchen and experiment. He showed us […]

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