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Archive for May, 2011

The vegetable garden is in full swing! Today I cut off the garlic scapes (flowers), pruned the tomato plants, fertilized the potato plants, and weeded the red currant bushes. Plus, I picked spinach for soup, arugula for salad, and radishes to eat with butter and salt. This is the best time of year to become […]

Just because it’s hot outside doesn’t mean we stop cooking; we are still hungry for delicious food. This summer schedule is chock full of new and creative menus. Mark your calendar and join us for some incredible classes on grilling, canning, and the fresh produce and meats from local farms. Register Now. Two for one! […]

We at Kitchen Conservatory lost two longtime friends recently, Frank Riordan and Connie Westerman. Our lives have been enriched by knowing these two passionate cooks. Both attended many cooking classes at Kitchen Conservatory for years and they flourished as home cooks who loved good food. They were inspirational and will be sorely missed by everyone […]

Just in time for a Cinco de Mayo party, dessert will be as much fun as the cocktails, says Jean Millner, who provides another tempting dessert! Margarita Cupcakes for the cupcake: 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter at room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 3 eggs, separated 1 tablespoon […]