This Week In My Kitchen

This week in my kitchen

The harvest season is in full swing and I have been busy in my kitchen cooking and preserving as much as I can. Here is a glimpse of what I have been up to over this past weekend and what is on the agenda for the week ahead. Friday night's dinner was simple enjoyment of the harvest: baked delicata squash with butter and salt and baked kale chips (tear into 1in pieces, toss with a…

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From Vegetarian To Omnivore

From vegetarian to omnivore

Over the past year, I have been on a journey to change the way I eat. There has been a confluence of factors including health, desire to live more bioregionally, environmental concerns, and a deep dislike of the grocery store. These factors added up to a big decision: I am no longer a vegetarian.   I had been a vegetarian for over 20 years. My husband and our kids were vegetarian. It was part of…

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The Wheel Is Turning

The Wheel is Turning

The wheel is turning and you can't slow down You can't let go and you can't hold on You can't go back and you can't stand still -Robert Hunter   This morning, I took out my tarot deck and pulled a card, it was the Wheel of Fortune. A perfect card for today, as the wheel of the year turns, people are born and people pass away, and life will never be the same. Yesterday, someone…

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Fresh Herb Potato Salad

Fresh herb potato salad

Summer celebrations would not be complete without a spread of cold salads. They are great for potlucks, camping, and eating dinner in the back yard. This weekend I came up with this recipe as a way to highlight some of the herbs that are growing in my garden. Feel free to experiment with whatever herbs are at your fingertips. Chives, rosemary, and oregano would also be great in this recipe. Fresh Herb Potato Salad 2…

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