German Christmas markets await!

December 4, 2014
You know those catalogs for Viking River Cruises that appear in our mailboxes every so often?  Yeah, those. Mostly I recycle them, but every so often I like to page...

Healthy Thanksgiving side dishes

November 22, 2014
Thanksgiving traditions die hard, don't they?  My husband's a traditionalist and for the most part, he wants his traditional holiday dishes. But this year, I'm making a...

Fresh fruit recipes for summer

July 19, 2014
Mid-summer's the time when we're looking for fresh recipes using the abundant harvest we see at the market. Tasty summer fruit recipes. Easy summer salads. Healthy...

Best vegetable soup

June 22, 2014
Yes, I know summer is here. Hot weather. But I also know that sometimes, you just want to eat something healthy and filling. And simple to make.  This is  the best...

Easy, healthy lemon chicken

May 5, 2014
Walking Riley the other day, I caught a glimpse of one of our lemon trees, heavy with fruit. Oh, the taste of a lemon right off the tree!  I asked M to pick a few and...

Easy, healthy stuffed chicken breasts

April 10, 2014
Wondering what to make for dinner tonight?  I know--who wants to slave over a hot stove all night? Certainly not I. But. There are more simple, good-for-you main...

Nutty, roasted delicata squash

March 11, 2014
It's really, really winter's end. When Delicata squash started appearing in our organic box it's a signal that fall had arrived in full force and now, winter coming to...

The secret to perfect kale chips

January 7, 2014
Kale's one of those super-food vegetables that's so good for us that we feel guilty if we don't eat it. But not everyone likes it. I'm one of those--kale by itself is...

Beer brats make a tasty chilly-night supper

December 29, 2013
I’m a Gordon Biersch fan. Maybe it’s because it was founded in the San Francisco Bay area back in the late 1990s, and the first restaurant used to be a fun hangout...

How to roast garlic

November 7, 2013
Roasting garlic, that's what I'm sure our organic box coordinators had in mind when they gave us four heads of the stuff over two weeks.  Because even we Sicilians...

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