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Jeweled Water

Jeweled Water by Leslie Cerier; Copyright © 2004 Leslie Cerier. All Rights Reserved to Leslie Cerier.

Jeweled Water, one of my 20 impressionistic nature photographs that I took after a long luscious hike in the woods behind my home. Meditation on a shallow stream of moving water over spring green moss and shallow rocks. The afternoon peak sunlight created beautiful natural patterns and colors in the water. Jewels in the Water. Continue reading

Designing the Green Kitchen

Natural, local stone for kitchen countersAs a Green Chef, cooking with local, seasonal ,organic produce, it made sense to lessen my carbon footprint and pick out local stone from the local quarry for my kitchen counter. Luckily, I live about an hour away from Ashfield Stone. Picking out my stone required several visits. Which stone slab would look and feel right next to my brick oven? More stone in my passive solar home would also keep my home naturally cool in the summer. The “Pond Ice” Schist stone with ribbons of translucent cream and white, resembles cloud reflections in ponds. Friends said it had the same feel of my Impressionistic Nature Photographs. Continue reading

Fall Path

Fall Path

Fall Path by Leslie Cerier; Copyright © 2004 Leslie Cerier. All Rights Reserved to Leslie Cerier.

“Trees are poems the earth writes into the sky.”
Kahlil Gibran Continue reading

Gluten-Free, Not Just a Cooking Style

Gluten-Free: Not Just a Cooking Style

By Alyssa Berkowitz

Photo of Leslie Cerier by Tracey Eller

Leslie Cerier, who calls herself “The Organic Gourmet,” combines a holistic lifestyle with hands-on vegetarian cooking for health and vitality, as well as writing cookbooks and articles focusing on eating local, seasonal, organic foods. As Leslie will tell you, gluten-free cooking is not just for celiacs or people with wheat-allergies, but can inspire beneficial mood and health changes. Continue reading