saturnalia bread

We added the celebration of Saturnalia to our winter kitchen in 2005, and pretty much never looked back. It’s an old, ancient, Roman celebration to Saturn, the deity of agriculture. ‘Saturnalia’ was a festival of light leading to the winter solstice. From roughly December 17-24, the Roman Empire became a giant festival of sorts. During…

mince ‘meat free’ pie… AWESOME!

I don’t post many ‘people food’ recipes, but it’s that time of year when I step out and try new dishes, new techniques, new everything in the kitchen. This I had to share! OK, so when I was growing up, mince meat pie use to be my favorite holiday pie, as in all time favorite,…