Seasonal Cues

I have always enjoy seasonal cooking. Not only is the environmentally smart thing to do, but making the passage of the year with the seasonal favorites has always felt deeply special to me. In a year when the days began running together into a blur of weeks and months, it has felt (and continues toContinue reading “Seasonal Cues”

Holiday Wrap Up Part II

The week of Christmas promised one potluck, two big family parties, and at least six hour in the car.  I’m always ready to show others how “not different” plant based cooking can be, so I tend to not hold back when given the opportunity to show off a little bit.  To take to the potContinue reading “Holiday Wrap Up Part II”

Holiday Wrap Up Part I

Friends, consider this the post-early Thanksgiving holiday wrap up. I haven’t stopped cooking for months and it’s been a blur of of whisks and a haze of flour for weeks on end.  As I come out come down from the sugary buzz of all the delicious treats and warm happy feeling a slice of homemadeContinue reading “Holiday Wrap Up Part I”

How I cook

Some people know how to cook, others know how to follow a recipe. These are both important but very different skills one may possess. Curious family, friends and colleagues have often said they’d eat “better”  or with “less meat” if they knew how to cook. This is one of the reasons I wanted to startContinue reading “How I cook”

Summer Dinner Menu

The trees are turning yellow, but I know it is stress from this late summer heat wave and not from a shift in seasons. The gardens are still kicking tomatoes and a long day met with happily with a fresh and flavorful dinner, unless you are a cat, in which case you will find thisContinue reading “Summer Dinner Menu”