Sugarhouse Chicken

If the crew is boiling at suppertime they fill their bowls in the front room when they can snatch a moment. The stoker retreats to the back side of the evaporator where there is a counter to sit on if the fire has just been stoked or to rest one’s bowl on if she must… Read More

Multi-seed Maple Cracker

Studying this photo, you can see the pumpkin, sunflower, and sesame seeds but not the little ones, the poppy seeds and chia. Nor can you see the rosemary. It’s the obscure ingredients that enliven this cracker without calling any attention to themselves. Of course, the one tablespoon of maple syrup does its part. Note the… Read More

Amaranth

Maple Trout Lilli, Nebraska Knoll’s inventive and curious Food Correspondent, writes: Spring is on its way – the days are getting warmer and longer, skies are bluer and our bodies are ready to reset.  I’ve been experimenting with different grains and came across quinoa’s much overlooked cousin, amaranth.  For the Aztec people, amaranth was not… Read More