Category : Recipes

How to Make a Cold Processed Fruit Shrub

  One of my latest obsessions are cold brewed shrubs. What’s a shrub? Only the most unlikely and equally as wonderful combination of fresh fruit, sugar, and vinegar. It may sound lip puckering, or downright nasty — sugar, vinegar, and…

0 Comments / 434 View / May 24, 2017

Mulled Wine: Winter Comfort at its Best

  This is not a recipe straight from the garden but it does define the season. Warm, rich flavors with a hint of sweet and perfectly paired with a late afternoon tuck-in or any other moment you can make an…

0 Comments / 181 View / December 16, 2016

Crunchy, Quick Pickled Spicy Green Beans

  Green beans straight off the vine are hands-down the best way to eat them. Only after you’ve had your fill is it time to try something new. Steamed is safe. Especially with a squeeze of lemon or tossed with…

0 Comments / 292 View / August 19, 2016

Pickled Beets 3 Ways

  Tom Robbins wrote in his book, Jitterbug Perfume, “Breathe properly. Stay Curious. And eat your beets.” If this is a recipe for a happy life, I’m in. Like you, I’ll make a few of my own adaptations and additions…

0 Comments / 248 View / August 11, 2016

Healthy Living: 3 Chai Tea Recipes for Any Season

  A hot drink of something is always good no matter the season. Tea is no exception, particularly tea laden with healing herbs. In fact, it’s amazing to think the right blend can aid the immune system, improve digestion, decrease…

0 Comments / 127 View / March 7, 2016

Fall Forage: Cooking with Pomegranates

    When isn’t it a good time to think about food and flowers? And this time of year, with the anticipation of a Thanksgiving meal at hand, the cravings are keen with a bee-line toward fresh and seasonal. What…

0 Comments / 133 View / November 23, 2015

Make the Best Ever Blueberry Pie

  What I look forward to most in summer isn’t just days at the beach and bare feet. It’s more than my garden, the blooms and daily picking and eating — though these are essential parts of the equation. Summer is…

2 Comments / 631 View / August 4, 2015

Spring Greens with Jicama, Cilantro & Lime

  Do your taste buds rule the roost? I started thinking about cilantro and cumin and sunflower seeds and had to put them together. The greens were especially good and what could be a better combination to wake things up?…

0 Comments / 102 View / May 18, 2015

Spring Onion Soup With Parmesan Crostini

  It may sound like I’m stretching things a bit but, just like fine wine, onions are a reflection of region and soil type. You could say each of the varieties such as, ‘Vidalia’, ‘Burgandy’, ‘Walla Walla’, and ‘White Portugal’…

0 Comments / 112 View / March 30, 2015

Spinach & Curry Pizza

It’s time to put pizza back on the menu. This curry and spinach flatbread recipe will curb your guilt and wake up your taste buds. Light and flavorful with a twist, it’s perfect any time of year and you’ll feel…

0 Comments / 206 View / March 2, 2015