Category Archives: cooking

The Best Kale Salad!

One day last Fall, my buddy, Tabitha, mentioned that she was whipping up a kale salad. She rattled off the ingredients and I scribbled them into my big book of food. After making it a few times, and tweaking it … Continue reading

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Chard Lasagne Recipe

Chard. The gift that just keeps on giving! I planted just 6 plants last Spring…Maybe in March? They’re still producing and I have one plant that’s 5 feet tall. Gorgeous colors, and I feel grateful for the bounty, but what … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Comfort- Moroccan Lamb Stew

I made a delicious stew last night and wanted to share…This is adapted from the Nourishing Traditions book (page 349, if you have it) because, as usual, I didn’t have all the ingredients their recipe called for. We had a … Continue reading

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A New Life for Carrot Juice Pulp?

Do you juice? Have you ever looked at all of that pulp left behind and thought about what a waste it is? I have.  Of course, I have chickens and turkeys that are happy to eat that beautiful rainbow confetti, … Continue reading

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Seasonal Eats in October-Green Bean, Tomato, Cucumber Salad

It’s way too hot to cook in our little coastal town, today. The garden and animals are wilting and I’m trying to harvest everything I can. Green beans are the new zucchini around here. They just keep coming, no matter … Continue reading

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Cooking with Chard

In my ongoing effort to grow more of what I eat and eat more of what I grow, I tried a new recipe last night, and it’s worth sharing! I hadn’t even eaten chard until a few months ago when … Continue reading

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Zucchini Season-they’re taking over

It’s high zucchini season around here. The time when you step away from the garden for a day and come back to find this   I’ve been diligent in using these Cocozelle Heirlooms. We’ve had them steamed, sauteed, in a creamy … Continue reading

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