Eating Greeneville

Farming, bartering and foraging for meals in East Tennessee.


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Christmas Morning Currant/Ginger Scones

Turn that oven on! Christmas morning scones to warm the house.

Turn that oven on! Christmas morning scones to warm the house.

I’ll admit, most of my desire to bake upon waking comes from a necessity to immediately warm my kitchen/house  by whatever means necessary.  Don’t feel bad for me, I live in a charming old house on a river, but sometimes I just can’t pull myself out of bed at 4 am to stoke the fire and I wake up quite cold.  And I bake.

These scones are very easily and deliciously made vegan by substituting butter for coconut oil.

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Spring Coconut Curry with Zucchini and Peas

There is no denying varying shades of green steal the show in late spring.

There is no denying varying shades of green steal the show in late spring.

Do you have a favorite season?  Mine is Spring.  I think.  From the first foraged salad of the early days to the summer solstice, watching the plant world come alive after a long winter of hibernation is magical.  I forgot just how magical it was after spending 4 years in the 2 seasons that are Northern California, rainy one and not rainy one.

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