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Harvesting & Cooking with Organic Garlic

organic garlic harvest

I just harvested 80 garlic bulbs from my organic garden. Imagining all the vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, delicious soups, pesto, sauces, dressings, chili, and more that I will cook up this year for personal chef clients and those that come for my organic farm to table classes and organic B&B: tomato sauce, greens in garlic tahini sauce, garlic bread, kale, basil and cilantro pesto,  garlic flavored oils, sweet putanesca sauce, olive tapenade, zesty parsley garlic dressing, chili, minestrone, and more. Mixing and matching the local organic harvest with beans, grains, nuts, seeds, pasta, healthy fats, herbs and spices for tasty immune enhancing meals all year round. Delicious food as medicine. Meals for celebrations, too. First, I will hang it in my shed to dry and cure for winter storage. Continue reading

Spice It UP! Weekend Workshop

Spice It Up! Lunch Excited to be teaching at home

Teaching “Spice it Up! Creative Cooking with Herbs and Spices ” as an organic garden to table workshop in my country kitchen. I am grateful for all that came out to enjoy this hands on vegetarian, cooking class. Here are some of the dishes we made during the weekend. Continue reading

Get A Private Group Cooking Class

Corn Grits with Sautéed Kale and Goat Cheddar Cheese vegetarian, gluten-free

For over 30 years, I have been teaching hands on farm to table vegetarian group and private cooking classes. Michelle and Anthony came this winter for one of them: The Vegetarian Express, Quick Meals with Whole Real Foods. We cooked and ate 3 delicious recipes that expanded everyone’s cooking repertoire and knife skills. They loved the class so much that they gathered a group of 7 friends to come back for a 3-hour private group class to expand their quick Continue reading

Fresh Coriander Pesto

Cilantro Hemp Seed Pesto

My cilantro is flowering and some is becoming cilantro seed also known as coriander. Today I made vegan cilantro pesto with cilantro flowers, some fresh cilantro and fresh coriander.  I highly recommend it. The fresh coriander seed has a light and sweeter flavor than cilantro.

Here are 2 links for a delicious organic, vegan, raw, gluten-free, easy to make cilantro pesto, made Continue reading

5 Tasty Recipes Combining Summer Fresh Herbs and Tomatoes

Chick Peas with Tomatoes and Ginger, gluten-free and veganChickpeas with Tomatoes and Ginger, is a quick and easy dish to make with cooked chick peas with Moroccan combination of ginger, turmeric, cinnamon, cumin, black pepper and fresh cilantro. Vegan, gluten-free, and best of all, delicious! Continue reading