Lush, sweet scented, organic roses, berry bushes, just a short walk from my kitchen herb garden. To the right of the roses is a very large organic vegetable, herb and flower garden. Continue reading
A sweet hike through the woods, out the back door of my home, you will come to a beautiful shallow stream. This is where I shot many of my impressionistic nature photos in peak afternoon light. The spring rains and snow this year brought much life and spring green moss to cover the rocks in this shallow stream. A place of deep peace and beauty. Continue reading
It has been so much fun today gardening in the rain and also watching my perennial herbs come back from the brutal New England winter. Sage, as you can see above has lost its brown leaves and is getting pretty purple flowers, which smell great and look wonderful in a vase. Eventually, the flowers will die and the green leaf sage grows and grows. Miraculous! Continue reading
When teff is cooked with tomatoes, basil, and a pinch of saffron, it becomes a delicious filling for bell peppers. Filling the bell peppers with hot cooked basil scented teff lightly cooks the peppers. (No need to bake the stuffed peppers, unless you prefer them soft.) Choose a colorful combination of bell peppers to create a festive dish. Continue reading
Leslie Cerier’s eggrolls made with two tablespoons of cannabis-infused sesame oil are nutritional powerhouses. Cabbage and collards are full of Vitamin C, and goji berries deliver antioxidants. Arame (or sea oak), a sweet, mineral-rich brown algae from Japan, delivers fiber, vitamin A, calcium, and magnesium.
Sometimes Leslie eschews eggroll wrappers and stuffs this filling into pitas or piles it on top of fresh greens. When she’s feeling adventurous, Leslie makes these eggrolls more potent by Continue reading