Summer recipes

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 [...]

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 |2020-07-02T19:21:28+00:00July 2nd, 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 |2020-06-24T18:19:43+00:00June 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By |2020-05-21T21:46:21+00:00May 20th, 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 |2020-05-21T21:48:11+00:00May 19th, 2020|0 Comments

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

This soup is light and bright. The sour flavor stimulates the digestion and senses.  You control the sour flavor here. I like my soup very [...]

By |2020-05-20T16:18:09+00:00May 19th, 2020|0 Comments