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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 |2019-08-12T18:42:17+00:00August 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Honey Apricot Jam

Honey Apricot Jam - Jams are a fantastic way to preserve the season's flavor. Here, honey takes the place of refined sugar, blending its own sweetness and flavor with the [...]

By |2019-07-13T16:30:58+00:00July 13th, 2019|0 Comments

K’hair Belaban

I worked at an Egyptian restaurant in Boise in the early ’90’s. The food was fabulous – working with Middle-Eastern men – not so much. [...]

By |2019-06-17T13:36:11+00:00June 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Honeycake

Honeycake - The honey you choose will influence the flavor of the cake. Summer honeys are often lighter and more delicate than the richer late summer, early fall darker honeys. [...]

By |2019-06-01T15:28:06+00:00May 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Kudzu Ginger Tea

Kudzu, kuzu, pueraria or ge gen – it’s all the same thing.  This amazing vine that is taking over the south, leaving areas looking like [...]

By |2019-03-23T21:34:31+00:00March 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Dutch Sage, Apple & Pear Sauce Cake

Grandma Niesing, a large Dutch woman,  owned a rambling farm just down the road from my grandparents. Though not actually related, the families had known each [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:19:47+00:00December 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Arugula Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Arugula is a wonderful green. It sends spinach blushing to the corner when it comes to calcium content match.  Arugula can be harvested almost all year long where I live. [...]

By |2019-07-13T16:30:40+00:00January 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Soft Cooked Amaranth

Amaranth is a tiny South American grain that was a staple food for the Aztecs.  It ranges from shades of rich gold to deep reds.  High in the essential amino [...]

By |2018-03-06T18:45:53+00:00November 30th, 2017|0 Comments