Peaches with Ginger Rum Sauce

It’s Peach Season and we simply can’t get enough!             I stop at the farm stand and smell the peaches the second I walk through the door! For months, we have all been waiting for this. I buy a big greedy bagful, and am tempted to try to eat one…

6 Chilled Summer Soups

We have a dilemma – with all the wonderful vegetables available right now, it’s just too hot to cook! Chilled summer soups solve the problem, and can take only moments to prepare.

Sushi Salad: A Light & Delicious Meal

Sushi Salad: A deconstructed salad with the help of an exotic “local” crop             It’s January and time for salad! The holidays over, the refrigerator cleaned out, and we search for something a little lighter for our plates. A salad using some common components of the “California Roll” fits the bill…

Taking Stock: Borrow the Best from the Past

The act of making stock is the first, best place to start. Making stock is one of the ways we can save money, or at least feel virtuous by reducing what we throw in the trash. But, it is more than that. This is one of those simple steps that involves a way of thinking,…