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Bodacious Borscht

Vibrant in color and flavor, borscht is a classic middle European soup with nearly as many variations on the recipe as there are languages in [...]

By |2021-09-06T16:26:28+00:00September 5th, 2021|0 Comments

Late Summer Corn & Squash Chowder

Delightfully warm and colorful this soup is one of my favorites on a cool late summer or autumn day, especially with a nice hunk of pumpernickel or other dark bread. [...]

By |2021-08-11T15:12:18+00:00August 9th, 2021|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 |2021-07-06T02:44:06+00:00July 4th, 2021|0 Comments

Rich Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

Olive oil cakes are wonderfully moist and rich without being too dense–and who doesn’t love a little chocolate cake? Thanks to the grain beverage, this [...]

By |2021-02-08T17:53:25+00:00February 7th, 2021|2 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 |2021-01-18T22:54:36+00:00January 15th, 2021|0 Comments

Minted Pea Soup

Pea soup? Oh, yes! Peas are high in minerals, vitamin C, D, protein and folic acid. And they are simply delicious in bright and lively [...]

By |2021-01-03T19:05:25+00:00January 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

Savory Sweet Potatoes, Beets & Kale

Vibrant sweet potatoes and beets make up the base of this vibrant and grounding recipe. Don't be fooled by the colors. The beets are red, but there are also [...]

By |2020-12-22T19:12:51+00:00December 21st, 2020|0 Comments

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 |2020-12-08T20:05:43+00:00December 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Summer Gumbo

Gumbo - Another one of Clara's favorite dishes, gumbo starts showing up in my kitchen when the summer garden starts to explode and well into the cooler fall and winter [...]

By |2020-11-29T16:57:56+00:00November 26th, 2020|0 Comments
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