cranberry orange cornmeal muffins

cranberry orange cornmeal muffins/Pattys Food

fall is the time we see fresh cranberries in the market. bakers, like myself, will pick up at the very least two bags of the coveted little bright red jewels, enough for a baking project in addition to the compulsory holiday cranberry sauce.  my cranberry baking projects, for the most part use sweetened cranberries, like […]

Fried Green San Marzano Tomatoes with Roasted Tomato Sauce

Fried Green San Marzano Tomatoes with Roasted Tomato Sauce / Patty's Food

  San Marzano tomatoes are a famous variety of tomatoes that are for the most part associated with Italy but here in Northern California we also have the right climate to grow these thick skinned flavorful Roma style tomatoes. The past few weeks my cup runneth over with San Marzano tomatoes and believe me-I’m not […]

Sage and Goat Cheese Corn Bread

I was checking on my herb garden when I saw the sage flowering and I knew it was the perfect time to try this corn bread recipe. Another excellent recipe from one of my favorite cookbooks, ‘The Herbal Kitchen’ by Jerry Traunfeld. The sun came out this afternoon and I hope it’s here to stay […]