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WIAW 30 – Grilled Zucchini

WIAW 30 – Grilled Zucchini

It’s the end of July, and we’ve come into zucchini season.

Refreshing Cool as a Cucumber Soup

Refreshing Cool as a Cucumber Soup

It is July – the hot weather and the cucumbers are, cooperatively, appearing together. Cool as a cucumber, we say… and for good reason. Cukes have a high water content and are always cool and refreshing. For that reason, they are very popular in the […]

WIAW 29

WIAW 29

We’ve finally had a couple of lovely days – warm and sunny, but not hot, a pause in the storms – and I’ve been feeling a lot better this week. I even walked the mile round trip down to the CSA yesterday myself – I’ve […]

Creamy Buttermilk Dressing

Creamy Buttermilk Dressing

Eating as many salads as I do, I like some variety in my salad dressing, as well as in the vegetables. Most of the time, really, I am very happy with some variant of an oil and vinegar dressing, perhaps with herbs, or a little […]

Ancient Grains – Millet and Quinoa

Ancient Grains – Millet and Quinoa

As whole grains go, millet and quinoa are fast food. They cook in 15-20 minutes – much faster than brown rice, and actually faster than white rice! I can walk into the kitchen, put on a pot of millet, and have it ready by the […]