• Dear Friends of Indigo House

    Heading into 2020 I want to thank all of my friends and supporters and I’ve had an inspiration. Over the seasons of this New Year I want to share with you some of my favorite recipes (some historic – some…

  • Celebrate Black History Month with Dinner at Indigo House

    Celebrate Black History Month this year with a Southern Sunday Supper on a Saturday Night. On Saturday, February 24th, 2018 this dinner for eight will feature iconic African-American and Southern dishes. After a 1st course of “Pot Likker” soup accompanied…

  • Roasting Garlic for our summer eating

    Once in the spring and then once again in the fall I buy a big mesh tube of garlic heads and roast those suckers all on the same day for my quart of roasted garlic that lives in my fridge…

  • Leni and Kip’s Turkey Pies

    I do hope each and every one had a wonderful feast on T-Day. There were 13 of us at the table this year and lots and lots of savory rich food! However I’ve never cared for the taste of the…

  • Twice-Baked Potatoes on a drizzly day

      About once a year I get the urge to bake up a huge batch of twice-baked potatoes for the freezer. It’s a simple operation but one that goes easier if you have everything laid out and ready when the…

  • Split Pea Soup – Winter’s Comfort Food

    My Split Pea Soup was inspired by Andersen’s Restaurant, Solvang, California, c. 1952 When I was a little girl in the early 1950s it took almost 18 hours to drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco on Highway 101. My…