Late Summer/transition recipes

The Energetics of Mulberries

Our visit to the old farm this weekend rewarded us with some sweet mulberries.  Several of Grandpa Herman's great trees are still producing (if not, overproducing) the succulent little [...]

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

By mid summer I often find myself overrun with zucchini, even from one meager plant. Bless its zeal! What better way to use up some of the summer squash [...]

By |2020-06-24T18:19:43+00:00June 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

Chicken Salad With Cashews And Grapes

This recipe has saved us a number of times on volleyball and debate weekends and family picnics. Easy to double and triple, it became a [...]

By |2020-05-28T23:03:41+00:00May 27th, 2020|0 Comments

Clara’s Summer Salsa

Last summer Clara made salsa every few days. Which was fine, as we had an abundance of tomatoes, onions and peppers.  We aren’t talking rocket [...]

By |2020-05-21T21:51:29+00:00May 18th, 2020|0 Comments

Mini Herb Or Fruit Clafoutis

Clafoutis, a dish popularized by Julia Child, are easy to make and endless in variety (see notes). Just think of them as mini quiches without the crust. They can be [...]

By |2020-04-03T16:51:15+00:00April 3rd, 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 |2020-04-01T20:33:51+00:00April 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Dutch Baby (Puff Pancake)

A wonderfully fun breakfast dish–great for a lazy Saturday or Sunday. Serve with fresh berries, a little fresh lemon, powdered sugar and maple syrup. […]

By |2020-03-28T14:23:01+00:00March 24th, 2020|0 Comments

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