The seasons change and with them the availability of fresh, local produce. Crisp fall apples, tart cranberries, juicy summer strawberries, fresh figs — would they be so special if we could eat them all year round? Continue reading
Cashew butter makes this soup rich and creamy without a drop of dairy, and the shitakes are very healthful. In China, they’ve been used for their immune-boosting properties for thousands of years. What a delicious way to ward off colds and flus! When cooking with any type of fresh mushrooms, sauté them first to seal in the flavor or they will give it all to the broth.
How to Make Blueberry Vinegar with Edible Flowers
Nutrition and Cooking tips for making your own Flavored Vinegar with Blueberries. Leslie in her country kitchen and organic garden summer 2009
How to make Lemony Quinoa Salad with Sunflower Seeds. Leslie also offers nutrition, history, rinsing and cooking techniques for red and tan varieties of quinoa on WGBY-TV, PBS Sept 2009
Spelt flour adds nutty goodness to these cookies. If you would like to make these vegan, use maple syrup or molasses instead of honey.