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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 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

Mini Herb Or Fruit Clafoutis

Clafoutis, a dish popularized by Julia Child, are easy to make and endless in variety (see notes). Just think of them as mini quiches without the crust. They can be [...]

By |2018-03-06T18:55:07+00:00July 23rd, 2016|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 |2018-02-12T22:01:08+00:00February 8th, 2016|2 Comments

Buckwheat Pancakes

Hardy little buckwheat pancakes are a fantastic start to the day.  Buckwheat, a gluten free grain, has a rich, nutty and slightly bitter flavor which melds beautifully with a little [...]

By |2018-03-06T18:55:56+00:00December 8th, 2015|0 Comments