Category Archives: Gourmet


Chiladrona Rabbit Stew

For the rabbit stew, I wanted a tomato wine base like a chilindron or a cioppino, and a chile pepper base like a posole. Because I ‘stole’, different concepts to make the dish, but they all had pepper in it, its called Chiladrona. LAdrona means thief in Spanish.

Brewing Dandelion Burdock Beer 1

Dandelion Burdock Beer was originally a brew made from lightly fermented root extracts. Nowadays its an overly sweet soda. I decided I’d take a first stab at brewing a more authentic one.

Sprouts, The Easy Winter Garden

Sprouts are a low maintenance way to get fresh greens and great nutrition, without losing your hard work to winter weather. By sprouting at home, you aren’t limited to the often overpriced sprout selections on store shelves

Elk Meatball Pho Soup

Elk Meatball Pho Soup recipe. An improvised comfort food recipe using game meat, and a more or less traditional pho soup.

Prickly Pink Lemonade

Tasty and colorful with a twist! Prickly Pear Cactus fruit jazzes drinks up, with some color and flavor in a not so common pink lemonade.

Wild Edibles

Foraging for wild edibles is a fun and tasty. Many Southern California plants are either edible or have medicinal value.

Raising Chickens

Raising Chickens is the first article in the Gardenisto Chickens in Your Garden series by Marlene Rae. Learn how to raise healthy chickens, and benefit from them in your garden.

Yellow Beet and Turnip Salad

Yellow beet, turnip, Fennel. A refreshing alternative to…

Kale and Artichoke Dip

A delicious kale artichoke dip, made with fresh Early Curled Siberian Kale, garlic, and Irish Dubliner Cheese.

Kale Chips

Homemade Kale Chips are easy to make and delicious to snack on.