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

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 |2020-08-22T14:04:37+00:00August 20th, 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

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 [...]

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 [...]

By |2020-06-24T19:24:44+00:00June 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Rose Water

Rose Water & Oil - The scent and flavor of roses bring joy to the heart--literally. The energetics of rose help to lift the spirit. Long used in Indian, Middle [...]

By |2020-06-19T02:11:03+00:00June 18th, 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
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