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Lovin’ Fresh: Herbed Croutons Recipe

Lovin’ Fresh is a series of recipes designed to showcase produce gathered from local farms or grown in my own garden.  It’s been brought to my attention that croutons aren’t “much of an entry” (this from a man that goes pale at the mere mention of his participation in the nightly dinner preparations), but I […]

May 19th

Lovin’ Fresh: Eggless Sorrel Quiche Recipe

Lovin’ Fresh is a series of recipes designed to showcase produce gathered from local farms or grown in my own garden. Quiche is something I covet, particularly for brunch.  I personally enjoy it more when chilled, but any and all quiche is welcome to apply within (my mouth).   When my partner and I met, he […]

May 12th

Lovin’ Fresh: Carrot Cake

Lovin’ Fresh is a series of recipes designed to showcase produce gathered from local farms or grown in my own garden. I tip my hat to the plate in the picture below – without it I likely wouldn’t have made cake with sweet little Purple Haze and Kinko carrots, making the best carrot cake ever […]

April 28th

Lovin’ Fresh: Soup Blueprint

Lovin’ Fresh is a series of recipes designed to showcase produce gathered from local farms or grown in my own garden.  I know that my timing might seem a little off for writing a post about soup in April when most folks are soup-happy in November.  But the way I see it, there are still […]

April 21st

In Defense of Rachael Ray

If there’s a more controversial celebrity “chef” than the ubiquitous Rachael Ray, I’m not sure who it is.  With both a rabid fan following and a equally large contingent of foodies who can’t stand her gravelly voice and relentless enthusiasm, most people either love her or hate her.  She must be doing something right, though.  […]

March 4th