• Chicken Tamales

    Order Your Indigo House Tamales

    Once upon a time in Los Angeles, in those far off days called ‘the sixties’, I persuaded (chivvied, nagged, bullied) my friend Lorraine to help me make 40 dozen tamales a week in my kitchen in Silver Lake. And it…

  • Colonial Chocolate in the Atlantic World – Virtual Program

    Dr. Leni Sorensen will discuss the history of chocolate from its roots in Mexico to its use in colonial America. Stratford Hall Feb 13 Sat, Feb 13, 2021 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Registration is required. We invite you…

  • Macaroni at Monticello

    I’m so excited to have a piece in the Eating Well February issue under the editorship of Dr. Jessica Harris. www.eatingwell.com

  • From Indigo House – Pullets Ready to Lay

    Hello to all the local Chicken keepers.  For sale 17 Silver Laced Wyandotte pullets ready to begin laying eggs by the first week in March.  The Silver Laced Wyandotte is a heavy breed brown egg layer with a calm temperament. …

  • The Big Sort at Indigo House #2

      With the help of my son I decided to tackle the pantry first on my organizational to-do list. I’ve used a hall closet as a proto-pantry for several years. It stays relatively cool all year and thus the requirements…

  • Leni cooks on the Monticello Stew Stove

    I had so much fun a few weeks ago. I did my first livestream from the historic Monticello kitchen. I’ve always loved to cook on the hearth but this time I cooked on the stew stove while fielding questions from…