A Pantry E-book: Almanac!

I’m very excited to announce the release of my first E-book – Almanac: a quarterly, seasonal collection of recipes and inspirations to eat and create throughout the year.


Three Story Homestead

After almost a year of writing and blogging here on the Charm City Homestead blog, I’ve decided to rename the blog and our urban homestead. Going forward, I will be writing as Three Story Homestead at Threestoryhomestead.com! While I love our home in Baltimore, “Charm City,” looking to the future, Jake and I have realized that…

Savory Greens & Mushroom Tart

This tart is spiked with fish sauce and flavored with shallots and shiitake mushrooms. It’s a great dish to mix up breakfast or brunch!

Weekend Reading

Planting can mean a lot of things, from both literal planting to sowing innovation, sustainability, welcome, and partnership to benefit the growth of a nation into the future. Along those lines, some great reads from the past few weeks are collected here.

Pizza (A Love Story)

Sharing tonight’s pizza was a perfect reminder that sometimes life gives you the perfect pie.

2016 Pantry Notes

2016 was another great year for my pantry! Included are my notes on quantities of preserved produce throughout each month.

Herbal Tea Blends

I made some herbal tea blends that I’ve enjoyed immensely! I’m looking forward to growing and drying more herbs for tea and cooking next year.

Meyer Lemon Marmalade

In winter, I love making a little bit of marmalade for some bright color, flavor, and Vitamin C!

Weekend Reading

In winter, I relish the extra time in my days to catch up on reading. Here are a few interesting reads I checked out this week.

Garden Update: December & January

Now that the new year has officially come, it’s time to reflect on the last garden season’s successes and plan for next year’s veggies.

New Year’s Goals

One week after the new year feels like the right time to reflect – 2017 is still fresh, but it has started a bit. In Maryland, the first snowflakes of winter are falling, and I’m taking the opportunity to snuggle up with a blanket and start to dream about spring. I’ve been reading my favorite seed…

Herb Latkes

In winter, I crave creamy starches in potatoes and other roots, and latkes are a lovely rich winter treat fit for a new year. Herbs like parsley, carrot tops, and green onions give these latkes a bright freshness.