Tag: spring

Trespassing for the poppy

A few years ago, in May, we were in Boulder, Colorado. Poppies were everywhere and many were the size of fists. As we rode around town my face was plastered to the window. “Look at that one, and that one, and that…”

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Apricot – Lavender refrigerator jam

I plopped each nut into a pan swollen with the cut apricots, added 6 lavender springs and half cup of sugar. After fifteen minutes of bubbling l set the pan to cool. After it was cool I jarred it and put it in the fridge.

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Amaranth Power!

From Cauliflower Amaranth Flatbread to Date Amaranth Breakfast Cookies, you will be delighted by these recipes and their healing properties.

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Garlic catastrophe

I’m writing to report a failure. Every fall I plant garlic. For the past 6 years it has been a ritual that marks the season. A garlic is planted by plucking a clove from the larger head and placing it in the soil, rough butt in the earth and pointy nose towards the sky…

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Lemon Verbena Panna Cotta with Mulberries

This dessert is a real gem – spectacular, but incredibly simple to make! The recipe combines two of my favorite flavors that are hard to find in stores, but easy to grow or forage in urban areas at this time of year! If you don’t have access to mulberries or lemon verbena, feel free to experiment with any other kind of berries or herbs.

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Taming Spring Fever – Foods for Health

Food is medicine. Understand which foods enhance spring health, learn the healing properties of ingredients, and explore intuitive cooking with these simple and delicious recipes: Dandelion Leek Frittata, Parsnip Soup, Artichoke Almond Spread

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