did you know eating local honey reduces allergy symptoms? a few facts about nature's candy & recipe for honey butter at the cafe zupas blog.
Finding a CSA: What You Need to Know and What You Can Expect
Purple top turnips from Marche Saxe-Bruteil in the 7th Arrondissement of France. Step into the Parisian street markets and explore with me!
My attempt to eat local in the middle of winter... Black bean and corn quesadillas
Butternut squash will last from autumn well into spring. We prepare ours with just a touch of butter and cinnamon.
A farmers market in the winter, in Colorado? Yep! Amazing local honey.
local chanterelle mushroom soup with cashew cream. A vegan delight!
Pumpkin Waffles with Warm Cinnamon Apples
Pumpkin Spaetzle with Bacon - Homemade Spaetzle is easier than you think – and really delicious, especially with bacon.
Locally foraged chanterelle mushrooms & local beef make this sirloin pasta an affordable treat. Includes vegetarian & gluten free options.
Scarlet runner dry beans, that became Trendy Bean Soup. How many food trends can you fit into 1 bowl?
Persimmon bread made with local, organic persimmons.
A step-by-step guide to making perfect duck confit -- a key ingredient in cassoulet and other wintery treats.
Local ingredients for my four course Xmas Dinner featuring a creative salad, interesting pizza, grass-fed lamb and a seasonal sorbet.
Jewels at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market- rainbow carrots.
Apple Cranberry Cake - Mmm... Cranberry and Apples shine in this Cream Cheese Frosted Decadent Dessert.
Butternut and Navy Bean Lasagna - So hearty and filling, this vegetarian Lasagna will even have squash haters going back for seconds (and thirds!)
Root vegetable hash with truly farm-fresh eggs and cornbread. The great breakfast started my great Thanksgiving on a small farm in Maine.
Planning a 100-mile holiday celebration isn’t just fun, it’s also pretty simple if you think seasonal and traditional.
Beet sliders amuse bouche at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, NY
Two local meals, with a side of cheddar chive cornbread [recipe]
From urban garden to Thanksgiving plate. Everything but the flour came from our front yard garden's bounty to make this tasty gnocchi.
Classic Pumpkin Pie from scratch with local farmers market pumpkins the way Dad always made it.
[recipe] Poulet au Riesling, a traditional Alsatian dish, and our first entry in this year's Dark Days Eat Local Challenge.
Cranberry Orange Bread - Dense and sweet, almost dessert like, this Quick Bread recipe has a light citrus flavor and a lotta flavor.
Gleaning meyer lemons in surburbia to make delicious meyer lemon marmalade.
Roasted Delicata, Arugula and Parmesan Polenta - This dish is hands down, a new family favorite - Creamy Polenta topped with Spicy Arugula, lentils and Roasted Squash. Who said Vegetarian can't be hearty?
Savoy and Cannellini Stew - Savoy Cabbage & Cannellini Beans make an excellent hearty, comfort-food meal for these chilly fall evenings.
Ratatouille - Eggplant and summer squash with some delicious end-of-season tomatoes make for a perfect warm and hearty fall dinner.
Green Beans and Cherry Tomatoes - Bacon and Tomatoes jazz up these green beans and turn a regular side of green beans in to a show stopping side dish!
White bean and kale stuffed delicata squash. Adaptable enough to be vegetarian or vegetarian, and equally yummy with pancetta.
A savory tart with locally grown, organic tomatoes and mushrooms delivered in our Greenling Local Box.
Roasted Squash and Sweet Pepper Chili - This Chili is so hearty and delicious - Heirloom beans make it special, but can you believe there's no Tomatoes?
Insalata Caprese - Diced Caprese with Basil Pesto