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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 |2019-01-30T01:37:53+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

Mulled Red Wine With Rosemary

Chilly weather means warm drinks and mulled wines are a classic.  Serve at holidays dinners or after a day on the snowy mountain.  Explore different spices, wines and flavorings.  Add [...]

By |2017-11-08T18:37:43+00:00November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2017-08-02T18:04:47+00:00August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments