Beauty Interrupted

Beauty Interrupted

Beauty, in all its manifestations,  has always been important to me but the older I get the more it has become a faith, a yearning, and a guiding principle for my life. My great fortune is that the farm puts all this in crystal clear perspective, day after day. This...
Rump Roast with Green Olives and Raisins

Rump Roast with Green Olives and Raisins

Shredded Rump Roast With Olives and Raisins This is not your ordinary pot roast recipe. Ever since my friend, Liz, made me this roast some thirty years ago, my mouth waters, Pavlovian-style, when I think of it. This makes the most amazing Argentinian empanadas and the...
Carnitas

Carnitas

  Carnitas What are carnitas?  Done right, carnitas are ultra-rich, soft pork meat with slightly crisp edges.  Pork butt is the perfect meat for this recipe but the picnic works great too.  This is a very simple recipe for an outstanding, authentic dish. 4 lb...
Very Basic Meatloaf

Very Basic Meatloaf

  Basic Meatloaf I LOVE meatloaf and it seems like I never make it the same twice, which is why I LOVE meatloaf.  It’s a perfect “whatever you happen to have on hand” type of recipe. I’ve had families drop by unexpectedly and I’ll...