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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 |2019-06-23T01:18:26+00:00June 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Almond Shortbread Cookies

Before practicing Asian medicine, I was a florist.  Our flowers were shipped in from a distributor in Chinatown in San Francisco.  Every year at Chinese [...]

By |2019-05-25T00:36:25+00:00January 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Cherry & Apricot Fruit Gratin

Cherry & Apricot Fruit Gratin - Fruit gratins are a wonderful way to use up summer's delicate fruits. Rather than a heavy milk/cream batter that we think of for root [...]

By |2018-07-23T06:07:34+00:00July 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Cranberry Zucchini Bread

During the cooler months it’s time to seek warmth, rest and introspection. Longer cooking methods like stewing and baking help to move our energy inward and slow us down. Their warmth [...]

By |2018-12-03T23:48:11+00:00October 25th, 2017|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 bright sour flavor stimulates movement [...]

By |2018-11-06T19:40:33+00:00May 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Pumpkin EggNog (Pumpkin Juice)

Rich, dense and a bit sweet, this recipe isn’t as thick and cloying as the eggnogs that you buy from the store. If you prefer a thicker drink, decrease the [...]

By |2018-02-05T15:26:25+00:00September 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Pumpkin Orange Cookies With Maple Glaze

Squash and pumpkin harvest season meant baking in my childhood.   Delicious and moist, these cookies are still favorites of mine and appearing around Halloween and Thanksgiving.  I prefer to keep [...]

By |2018-02-05T15:26:25+00:00September 26th, 2016|0 Comments