Late Summer

Yam I A Sweet Potato?

Are you eating a sweet potato or a yam? If you are in America, you are likely eating a sweet potato even if it was labeled as a yam. [...]

White Bean, Leek & Butternut Squash Soup

This lovely is surprising simple, yet very hardy and tonifying.  The flavors aren’t overly strong or powerful.  Serve with nice crusty piece of molasses bread [...]

By |2020-10-14T22:02:03+00:00October 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

Grapes! Understanding The Energetics Of Grapes

Summer is surrendering to Late Summer and Autumn. The grapes are ripening for harvest. As a child on my grandparent's small farm, I delighted in this season. The chill air [...]

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

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." [...]

Late Summer–Eating With The Seasons

The foods of the Earth element and the Late Summer season are about creating strength of form in the body. They nourish the digestive system. Earth is stability and integrity [...]

Late Summer’s Energetics–The Season Of The Earth Element

The days are growing shorter, yet there is still light. The air is cooler in the morning and evening, yet it warms up in the afternoon. We are harvesting [...]

All About Apples

The year my daughter, Clara was born we were lucky enough to have access to our friend's ancient and over-productive apple trees.  We had bushels.  We ate them fresh, [...]

Peas, Please! A New Look At An Old Food

snow peas Peas. We either love them or hate them. Personally, I love them, and there is really nothing like the taste of peas plucked straight off [...]

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