Monthly Archives: December 2012

Homemade Truffles

This year, for the holidays, in light of my new-found free time, and one of my sisters’ requests, I decided to make truffles. Now, having never made truffles before (I know, I can’t believe it myself!), I looked up a recipe online and found one on a blog called My Baking Addiction. The recipe is […]

Emson Smoker, Round Two: Smoked Tomatoes

So, for my second experiment with the Emson smoker,  I decided to try smoking some tomatoes.  I bought some organic cherry tomatoes that I found on sale at Vert Pomme Fruterie, and some brown tomatoes, both grown in Canada (yay!).  After a bit of research, I decided to leave the cherries whole, and cut the […]

Emson Smoker

So, my boyfriend and I were at Walmart today (not the most sustainable store, I know, but sometimes you have to pick your battles), and we came across the Emson Smoker/pressure cooker on sale for $70. I’m not exactly sure why it was so cheap, since even on Amazon.com the list price is $179.99. Based […]

Hi, everyone!

Welcome, caringkitchen readers! I’ve decided to start this blog in order to share my interest in cooking, and in growing edible food. I’m a lifelong vegetarian who eats fish, and thus my posts will reflect this (i.e.-not much space will be devoted to issues like where to find organic meat, etc.). I plan to use […]