Sunchokes

Sunchokes or Jerusalem artichokes are a particularly fantastic nuisance to have around. In the late summer, sunchokes may easily be mistaken for an average sunflower.  Wait until cold weather (spring or fall), however, and they are a plentiful food crop. This time of year, dig into the cool ground and you will find loads of …

Root Vegetable Ragu

My mom is always an inspiration in my cooking.  Days when I miss my family, I make things that remind me of home. Growing up my mother made something she called student's ragu.  It is a layered and simmered dish all done in mom’s electric skillet.   Mom’s ragu has potatoes, onions, ground beef and the …