Recipe: Fire Roasted Corn, Tomato, and Basil Salad

Recipe: Fire Roasted Corn, Tomato, and Basil Salad

The secret to this recipe is roasting the corn, husk on, over a live fire until the husks are entirely […]

Jul 6, 2011     No Comments
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Recipe: Goat Cheese, Honey, and Cocoa Nibs

Recipe: Goat Cheese, Honey, and Cocoa Nibs

This is a truly magical combination.  The tangy and pungent goat cheese is mellowed by the sweet honey, and then […]

Jul 5, 2011     No Comments
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Recipe: Soda Pancakes with Port Pears and Cottage Cheese

Recipe: Soda Pancakes with Port Pears and Cottage Cheese

I created this amazing breakfast recipe many years ago to test the leaving properties of soda water.  It was a […]

Jul 4, 2011     No Comments
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Review: Jules Destrooper Butter Crisp Cookies

Review: Jules Destrooper Butter Crisp Cookies

Every now and then I come across a little piece of perfection at the local grocer.  Today’s example of this […]

Jul 3, 2011     10 Comments
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Recipe: Lavender Lemonade

Recipe: Lavender Lemonade

My English Lavender is in full bloom at the moment, which is the perfect time to make Lavender Lemonade. Bees […]

Jul 2, 2011     No Comments
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Recipe: Toasted Quinoa Lemongrass Shrimp Salad

Recipe: Toasted Quinoa Lemongrass Shrimp Salad

This heart healthy salad is oh so tasty.  Toasting the quinoa gives it a more robust flavor that pairs perfectly […]

Jul 1, 2011     No Comments
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Focus Ingredient: What is Chinese Black Vinegar?

Focus Ingredient: What is Chinese Black Vinegar?

Chinese black vinegar is an aged vinegar which is typically made from rice, but can also be made from wheat, […]

Jun 28, 2011     19 Comments
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Focus Ingredient:  Garlic Scapes

Focus Ingredient: Garlic Scapes

What in the heck are garlic scapes?  What in the world do you with them? Garlic scapes are the flower […]

Jun 25, 2011     No Comments
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Recipe:  Orange Spinach with Garlic Scapes and Chinese Sausage

Recipe: Orange Spinach with Garlic Scapes and Chinese Sausage

I built this recipe off my Wok Fried Spinach with Garlic dish, but it was inspired by the delicious garlic […]

Jun 25, 2011     4 Comments
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