July 7, 2011
lentils

Buying grains, beans, and other staples from the bulk aisle of your local health food store is one...

July 7, 2011
Crostada

Tonight's dinner was straight from the garden, with the exception of the mushrooms. Twice today...

July 7, 2011
bee honeycomb

This classic Prohibition Era cocktail is the perfect combination of sweet and sour. Using a down-...

July 7, 2011

Pho (pronounced "fuh") is a fragrant Vietnamese noodle soup.  It is always served...

July 7, 2011
risotto

  Risotto is the Nothern Italian pasta - where Romans eat pasta every day without fail,...

July 7, 2011
figs

One of my favorite childhood sweets were those fig-filled bar cookies. Perfect with a glass of milk...

July 7, 2011
BBQ

BBQ is so much more than just meats slathered with sauce. Oh no, friends, there are regions,...

July 7, 2011
cemita sandwich

This pork cemita sandwich is bursting with rich Mexican flavors. Cemita sandwiches are found all...

July 7, 2011
golden egg

Ever wanted to find a golden egg? Here's your chance! This simple DIY tutorial shows you how...

July 7, 2011
vanilla extract

How much do you pay for a bottle of vanilla extract? Five dollars, eight dollars, twelve dollars?...

July 7, 2011
cherries

Wow, this creamy dreamy delight is gluten and dairy free (if you make cream with coconut milk), and...

July 7, 2011
goat cheese

Cheesemaking has become my new hobby.  I have been experimenting with making fresh cheeses...

July 6, 2011
Chicken soup

Chicken soup is just the perfect thing when you are sick. Tonight, I added some spice to ours,...

July 6, 2011
Garden fresh carrots

We have little baby carrots in the garden! They are no more than a nibble, but to the 4 year old...

July 6, 2011
gazpacho

A classic Spanish dish, gazpacho is the quintessential no-cook summer soup. Made from fresh...

July 6, 2011
avocado blender

This decadent choco-avo mousse is a guilt free dessert or snack that's especially great for...

July 6, 2011
strawberry and blueberry

A perfect summer dessert, angel food cake is incredibly light and airy. Unfortunately, the ready-to...

July 6, 2011
salad

We often think of barbecue chicken salad as something we eat in restaurants and not at home. ...

July 6, 2011
Strawberries

With the temperatures in the 90's or more, it is hard to imagine eating anything, much less a...

July 6, 2011
cilantro

Get ready for an explosion of flavor with these mouth watering coconut curry fish kabobs served...

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