If this blog wasn't titled There's a Hippy in the Kitchen we may have titled it .... There's a Mennonite in the Kitchen. However, cooking is a daily task for the Mennonites and not something to boast about, brag about or create a blog about, it's simply a way of life. But all that aside, the recipes and food they prepare is really good.
I mention this on my blog because many of my Best of the Best recipes have come from my wife's family and I will certainly give them credit.
There are many fragrances in the house today. We are both cooking. I have posted photographs of my creations today and I will post photographs of Anne's creations too.
She made a Warm Apple Pudding Cake that smells like Fall and an Heirloom and Tomato/Ricotta Tart.
I have an extensive collection of cookbooks and recipe books and just when I think I have all that I need, I find another one.
I have purchased many books that once belonged to the Mennonite and Amish families in the Kansas community where Anne was raised. I'll have a section on the blog dedicated to those books, with recipes and photographs.
Until then .......
Peace in the Kitchen!
Various stages of the Heirloom Tomato / Ricotta Tart and the Apple Pudding Cake.