Recipes

Late Summer Salad With Squash

Winter squash are one of my most recommended foods, as they are staple for the healing and maintaining the Stomach and Spleen–the Earth element organs. [...]

By |2020-08-31T17:04:26+00:00August 30th, 2020|0 Comments

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 |2020-08-26T20:49:47+00:00August 25th, 2020|0 Comments

Summer Squash Saute With Blossoms

Summer Squash Saute With Blossoms - Sauté of Summer Squash Squash are members of the gourd or melon family and come in two main categories--summer and winter. Summer squash (including [...]

By |2020-08-26T20:42:04+00:00August 25th, 2020|0 Comments

Grilled Ratatouille With Basil Vinaigrette

Summer cooking at its best is easy, colorful and uncomplicated.  Ratatouille makes the most of the season’s vegetables like tomatoes, eggplants and peppers.  This grilled [...]

By |2020-08-26T20:42:23+00:00August 24th, 2020|0 Comments

Nettle Tea

Nettles are very nourishing and blood building.  They relieve toxins, hot flashes, allergies and anemia–a wonderful addition to the diet.   I brew up a large pan of nettle tea [...]

By |2020-08-22T14:04:56+00:00August 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Spiced Poached Pears with Cardamon Cream

In season, poached pears are a favorite breakfast side dish for my family.  It takes just a few moment to quarter and seed the pears [...]

By |2020-08-22T14:05:27+00:00August 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Potatoes – The Energetics and Nutrition of Our Favorite Root

"What we need is a few good taters."  "Po-ta-toes! Boil them, mash them, stick them in a stew. Lovely big golden chips with a nice piece of fried fish." [...]

Oh, Honey! Bees’ Wonderful Gifts

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, [...]

Late Summer Corn & Squash Chowder

Delightfully warm and colorful this soup is one of my favorites on a cool late summer or autumn day, especially with a nice hunk of pumpernickel or other dark bread. [...]

By |2020-08-10T12:55:24+00:00August 9th, 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 |2020-08-10T12:55:42+00:00August 6th, 2020|0 Comments
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