Monthly Archives: September 2011

Farm Visit to California Vegetable Specialties: Grilled Pear, Fig and Endive Flatbread

At least once a month here, I’ll be showcasing a farm or ranch where I’ve been lucky enough to get a behind-the-scenes tour,  along with a recipe I’ve created to highlight their “product”. Thanks to being in the San Francisco … Continue reading

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Late Summer Plum Soup

When I swung by one of my local farmer’s markets last week for my at-least weekly visit, there they all were, beckoning brightly to me in the warm afternoon sun. Hundreds, or so it seemed, of juicy plums, pluots, nectarines … Continue reading

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Gremolata Breadcrumbs For Your Pantry

If you’re looking for a way to reduce sodium in your diet, making your own breadcrumbs is a great way to start. Store-bought seasoned breadcrumbs can have as much as 1,056 mg sodium in a 1/2 cup, so if you’re … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmigiano

I grew up in Pennsylvania and lived for a long time in Boston and western Massachusetts and always felt so energized by witnessing my neighborhoods morph through all the stages of life. And autumn was always my favorite season by … Continue reading

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