Bring Back the Lentils

Remember January of 2015? You know, when I declared January the month of the lentil, and then went crazy posting lentil recipes? Well, guess what? I've got another recipe for you. This recipe is life changing. (Well, okay, maybe not life changing.) And it comes with a story. A funny story. What a bonus! I've been…

My Not Overly Thought Provoking, Slightly Less than Inspirational, Definitely Not Perfect, Post

I've been sitting on this post for quite a while now. (Not literally mind you; it's just a figure of speech.) I mean it is November. And it has been pumpkin season for quite a while. In the past I've written about my love of all things pumpkin. My recipe page certainly is not lacking…

B-A-B-A-N-B-A-N-A-N-A-S

Go ahead. Sing it. Go. Bananas. Go Bananas. Anyway... If five years ago you would have told me that I'd be buying bananas by the bunches each week, I would have told you...well, I would have told you that you were bananas. You see, I've never been a banana fan. Ever. I mean why eat…

Family Reunion (Or Have I Got a Recipe for You!)

Summer. Time for vacations and family reunions. Now the Hovie Family really knows how to reunite.  Every single year the clan travels from places near and far to gather in the basement of a tiny Lutheran church in the town of Angelica, Wisconsin (population 1,635 according to the most recent census...just in case you were wondering). You can always count…

What the Heck is It?

Interesting looking, isn't it? I first became acquainted with this unusual little veggie a couple of years ago when it arrived in my CSA box. I had absolutely no idea what it was, and furthermore, I had absolutely no idea what to do with it. So, I sent this text to my friend MT who knows all…