Tag Archives: vegetarian

Hugging My Insides with Nettles

I first encountered nettles when I was taking a course in herbalism. As part of my herbalism class, we would take trips to harvest medicinal plants. It was 10 years ago this spring when we went up to Sea Ranch … Continue reading

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Volunteering Heals My Soul

I am not sure when I first heard about 18 Reasons, but I do remember the first class I attended. It was a blue cheese tasting with Neal’s Yard Dairy from London. The 18 Reasons space was tiny. There were about 25 … Continue reading

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Vintage Kitchen: A Lifelong Passion

Remember how I mentioned in my last post that I have a passion . . . err an addiction to shopping thrift stores? That passion (which includes yard sales, estate sales and I’ve been known to do some dumpster diving … Continue reading

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Hunting an Obsession

I am obsessed. Several weeks ago I discovered the Time Life Foods of the World cookbook series. Beginning in 1968, Time Life put out this series of books showcasing the cuisines of the world in different volumes written by contemporary … Continue reading

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Fighting Fear with Pickles

I can’t remember exactly when I first heard about watermelon radishes. But I know that I first tried them because of my CSA. They showed up in one of my Mystery Boxes two years ago. Watermelon radishes are an heirloom varietal … Continue reading

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A Little Patience, Effort and Love

It’s a sunny morning, but there’s a slight chill in the air. I’ll need a jacket to start out, but will finish my errands with it tied around my waist. I grab my collapsible cart, wallet, some produce bags and … Continue reading

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Ode to the Fava Bean

I think spring has to be my favorite season for vegetables. I adore peas – especially sugar snap peas. Asparagus makes me so happy I can hardly sit still. But I think my absolute favorite is the fava bean. Back … Continue reading

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