Cranberry Zucchini Bread

During the cooler months it’s time to seek warmth, rest and introspection. Longer cooking methods like stewing and baking help to move our energy inward and slow us down. Their warmth [...]

By | 2018-03-06T18:47:28+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Breakfast, Grains, Recipes, Winter recipes|0 Comments

Nut Milk

Nuts make excellent milk, each one lending its own unique flavor and nutritional benefits.  Make a thicker cream to pour over hot baked apples or make thinner to add to [...]

By | 2018-02-05T15:26:16+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Autumn recipes, BLOGS, Breakfast, Gluten Free, Recipes, Winter recipes|0 Comments

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. [...]

Warm Autumn Salad

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.  Small winter squash start coming [...]

Stone Fruit Salsa

Drupes or stone fruits come available from late May and early June through the first frosts of September in Idaho. They are easy to identify as they all have a [...]

By | 2018-03-11T22:24:54+00:00 July 19th, 2017|BLOGS, Fruits, Preserved Foods, Recipes, Summer, Summer recipes|0 Comments

Saving Summer! Preserving Summer’s Abundance

I remember the first time I tasted store bought grape juice.  It was completely flat, lacking the vivid depth of concord grape juice we prepared and canned on the farm. [...]

Noshing On Nasturtiums

I love eating flowers.  Their vibrancy and delicate petals provide a refreshing treat to the spirit especially on hot summer days.  Each flower, like anything else we ingest, will portray [...]

Sunomono (Hiya Somen)

Sunomono or Hiya Somen is a classic Japanese dish served as a refreshing meal along with relishes and cold vegetables during summer’s oppressive heat.  The bright sour flavor stimulates movement [...]

By | 2018-02-05T15:26:20+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Recipes, Summer recipes|0 Comments