Grits and Sautéed Green Tomatoes

The granary has nicknamed its yellow grits "Dixie Ice Cream"--I'm guessing it has something to do with the creamy texture.

I spent some time this summer at my aunt’s house (see Better Than S’Mores for another post from that trip), and one afternoon she took us to the Nora Mill Granary in nearby Helen, Georgia. The granary is a historic (and still operating!) grist mill on the Chattahoochee River. You can buy all sorts of […]

Roasted Vegetables & Grain

This is one of the first dishes I started experimenting with when I became interested in VB6. Roasting is one of the easiest (and tastiest!) ways to prepare vegetables. Toss them with some interesting seasonings and a whole grain, and you’ve got a tasty vegan lunch or dinner. I always include onions and garlic when […]

Sausage & Polenta

Sausage, peppers and onions in tomato sauce over polenta.

Today seemed like the perfect day for posting this recipe. Fall weather has arrived in Cincinnati (for the time being–we’ll hit the 80s again next week) and MasterChef just wrapped up its fourth season in the US. I won’t spoil it for you if you haven’t been watching, but suffice it to say that my […]