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The many benefits of local honey

2013 April 4

Local honey is not just delicious, but also has numerous health benefits. And it’s good for your community, too.

Pasta with pistachio cream sauce

2013 April 1

My new favorite pasta sauce: pistachio cream, made from freshly pressed pistachio milk.

Baked sriracha barbecue tofu

2013 March 25

Tofu gets a coating of sriracha barbecue sauce and a long stint in the oven.

Revitalizing, effervescent sunrise iced tea

2013 March 21

Refreshing, cleansing and slightly fizzy, kombucha tea mixed with fresh orange and lemon juices, plus a healthy dose of ginger, makes an energizing thirst quencher whenever you need a pick-me-up.

First look: Deborah Madison’s “Vegetable Literacy”

2013 March 18

Deborah Madison’s new book, Vegetable Literacy, is a vegetable tour de force, part vegetable and herb reference book, part run-to-the-kitchen-right-now cookbook. I’ve been immersed in it all weekend.

Daydreaming of summer

2013 March 14

A warm, sunny weekend has me daydreaming about summer and remembering my 2012 garden.

Kelp noodle and broccoli slaw

2013 March 11

Nutritious, crunchy kelp noodles glimmer like crystal strands in this bright and cheerful broccoli slaw.

Roasted sweet potatoes with tahini

2013 March 4

A beautiful late winter dish of roasted sweet potatoes, red onions, and kale, topped with tahini dressing and a generous sprinkling of za’atar.

First seed sowing of the season

2013 February 25

And the 2013 garden begins {squee!}.

Green goddess hummus

2013 February 12

A big heaping cup of fresh herbs creates a lovely layering of flavors in traditional hummus.