Tag : Recipe

Mom’s Brown Stew

  Fall is here and so too is my mom’s brown stew. The seasons are like that, reminding me of foods I may not have considered since the year before. Days on the calendar pass, weather turns from warm to…

0 Comments / 105 View / October 17, 2017

What To Do With a Bumper Crop

  When it’s time to plant spring veggies, I do so with visions of summer bumper crops. At least with crops like tomatoes, cucumbers, and green beans. The thought of harvesting more green beans than my family could possibly eat…

0 Comments / 208 View / September 5, 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 / 182 View / December 16, 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 / 274 View / August 11, 2016

Summer Forage: How to Make Elder Flower Cordial

  If you are what you eat, I’ll take flowers please! I’ve had elder flower cordial on my mind since last summer. The thought of buying ready made cordial is much less appealing than making it myself and, like so…

0 Comments / 347 View / July 20, 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 / 130 View / March 7, 2016

How to Make Wild Plum Sorbet

  Who needs store bought when you can pick them for free? It’s a marvel really. These wild plums can be found peppering hillsides, gardens and parks in the San Francisco Bay Area. They’re abundant and generally overlooked. There’s so…

5 Comments / 757 View / July 13, 2015

In the Garden | Food Tastes Better Outside

  When spring comes and the greens are ready, the carrots sweet from winter and there’s foraging at hand, I bundle up the cutting board, picnic knife and grater and bee-line for the garden, kids in tow. If we’re lucky…

0 Comments / 148 View / April 7, 2015

Make Your Own Seed Starting Mix | DIY Gardening

Your next bumper crop is right around the corner, waiting in a handful of seeds. If only all the seeds we planted grew past that awkward stage from youth to adolescence, into prosperous and fruitful adults, beating the odds of damping-off…

5 Comments / 2008 View / March 6, 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 / 208 View / March 2, 2015