My new favorite autumn cake began last spring. There was a little extra room in the vegetable garden and so I planted some seed I'd saved. I wasn't sure exactly what it was.
|This brilliant red day lily has been exceptionally floriferous this year.|
|A pocket of vibrant color comes from verbena, gaillardia, day lilies and hibiscus.|
Sometimes I surprise myself. Since graduating from my mother's kitchen, I've been working in my own for over 40 years. (I had to have a moment of silence and shake my head after writing the previous sentence. How the years fly by!) So I've seen a few trends, gadgets and diet recommendations. Most come and go, replaced almost always by the tried and true, much of what I learned from my mom.
|Bubbly sourdough, oatmeal and whole wheat grains and earthy molasses|