Late Summer/transition recipes

Basic Congee (Shi Fan, Jook)

Congee, Shi-Fan (literally, rice water) or Jook. Whatever name you give it, rice porridge has been the foundation of nutritional healing since...well, we started playing with fire and cooking.  [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:32:43+00:00March 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Spiced Applesauce

Spiced Applesauce–sounds mundane right? When it comes to strengthening the digestive system and the immune, mundane or simple is the best place to start.  A [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:23:44+00:00March 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Clara’s Favorite Five Onion Soup

I lucked out – my daughter loves onions. In fact it is her second most requested soup besides miso. The onion family is large and [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:10:33+00:00March 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Vegetable (Potassium) Broth

Potassium broths are wonderful for quickly increasing the mineral absorption of the body.  They are useful for athletes during extreme conditioning, for those who are weak and recovering from illness [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:40:10+00:00March 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Honeycake

Honeycake - The honey you choose will influence the flavor of the cake. Summer honeys are often lighter and more delicate than the richer late summer, early fall darker honeys. [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:35:47+00:00March 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Brotchán Roy (Irish Leek & Oatmeal Soup)

Brotchán Roy (Irish Leek & Oatmeal Soup) - Brotchán Roy or Brotchán Foltchep is a traditional Irish soup made from oats, leeks and often parsnips and carrots and a staple [...]

By |2020-03-04T19:56:30+00:00March 4th, 2020|0 Comments

Chicken Salad With Cashews And Grapes

This recipe has saved us a number of times on volleyball and debate weekends. Easy to double and triple it became a must-have in the [...]

By |2020-02-24T18:51:42+00:00February 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

Cooking Lentils & Legumes – Bean Basics

Don't be daunted or overwhelmed by the idea of cooking beans from dried. Certainly there are times when we are rushed and opening a can or carton of prepared [...]

Dutch Sage, Apple & Pear Sauce Cake

Grandma Niesing, a large Dutch woman,  owned a rambling farm just down the road from my grandparent’s modest farm. Though not actually related, the families [...]

By |2019-12-17T13:28:38+00:00December 12th, 2019|0 Comments