Arugula Pesto recipe from food52

I volunteered to test this recipe for Arugula Pesto for the great website FOOD52, and they published my testing notes with the recipe at the link below: Arugula Pesto recipe from food52. Go check out the recipe, and the rest of the site, and congratulations, community member cristinasciarra at FOOD52, on a most tasty recipe, ...


Eggplant Chips with Chile Peppers and Garlic Mayonnaise

Oh, man, you are lucky there is even a photograph of these. I made them for lunch yesterday for The Husband and myself (he was lucky he was working from home, or he would have totally missed these), and they disappeared in a flash, no pun intended. These are so easy, and so addictive. They ...


CSA Share #15, and Gleaning-Endings and Beginnings

The Share, L to R: Potatoes, Butternut Squash, Red Peppers, Eggplant, Pumpkin, Jalapenos, Salad Mix. I love the colors here!


Michael Ruhlman’s Take on Food Writing

I just read this wonderful piece by Michael Ruhlman. Take a few minutes and check it out: Michael Ruhlman: Is Food Writing Important?.


CSA Share #14 – Fall is Here

L to R: Lettuce, Red Bell Peppers, Butternut Squash, Eggplant, Kale, Carrots, Potatoes, Chile Peppers, Salad Mix, Arugula.


Transitional Vegetable-Bean Stew

So, I needed a dish that would solve a multitude of problems. 1) The Husband needed a soup/stew sort of thing to pack in his lunch this week. 2) There were all kinds of little bits, pieces, smatterings of vegetables around the house, that weren’t enough to do anything with by themselves. 3) I’m still ...

Originally posted on The Winter Bounty Project:
A trunk full of extra nutrition? Not necessarily, but there are many other reasons we grow our produce organically. While picking armyworms off tomato plants inside the greenhouse one recent morning, Logan, Marsha, and I had a lively discussion about the new study of the nutritional benefits (or…

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