Something of Substance
Last updated 9/10/2015 at 5:20pm
As autumn chills the air, my thoughts turn to food, not just the light salads and cold fruits of summer, but something more substantial. I bring out the slow cooker for hearty beef stews and savory chicken noodle soups. Flavorful ham hocks bring beans, lentils and split peas to life. I like to have a pot of chili and a loaf of hot bread ready at the first sign of snow. Spicy ginger cookies make a perfect companion to a hot cup of tea.
One of my fondest memories of going to school on the reservation in Wyoming was sneaking up to the cook shack to get hot bread dipped in melted butter....