Monthly Archives: June 2013

More Eat Pink: Strawberry Basil Frozen Yogurt

Between the garden & my CSA share, I am really eating some great food.   And, I’ve been biking 20 miles every other day, so I definitely needed a reward.   I had some strawberries left from last week’s Farmer’s … Continue reading

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Fresh & Healthy: Pink Hummus

I am a lover of hummus in all it’s varieties…..my favorites being roasted red pepper, spinach, black bean & 40-spice….but there are so many more choices.   I saw one the other day from 101 Cookbooks called Hummus with Green … Continue reading

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Preserving Summer Greens: Pesto – Cilantro, Arugula & 5 Herb

Isn’t it amazing when the leafy greens come in, it is with abundance !!   And pesto is a condiment (isn’t it?) with so many differing uses.   So why not preserve some of that arugula or instead of drying … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning: Strawberry Hand Pies

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety……Aesop There is something special about a leisurely Sunday morning with the newspaper and good food, sitting on the deck enjoying the beauty & peace of nature.   … Continue reading

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If You Ate Today….Thank A Farmer !!

I have a small container garden on my back deck, so I get most of my food at the Farmers Markets & from my CSA share from One Straw Farm.   If I can’t find it there….then I go to … Continue reading

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Summer Cocktails: Arugula Mojito

Arugula Mojito….sounds really strange, right ??  Well if it is, then it is also delicious. I tasted some arugula flowers from some plants that had gone to seed & they were really delicious.   The next day I saw a … Continue reading

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