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Seasonal Eating for Your Soul

Fun fact: On Wednesdays I help Vegetable Husband, a local CSA, by sharing the week’s harvest on their blog along with some recipes to help folks cook what’s in their baskets. It’s a fun, delicious way to stay in tune with what’s local and seasonal, and these transitional times of year are my favorite.

September 7th

How To Make The Most Of Those Beautiful, Bountiful Tomatoes

Seasonal produce rocks, but it doesn’t get any better than a fresh, locally-grown tomato, whether you’ve nurtured it to ripeness yourself or found a friendly farmers market with an abundant supply. I find it hard to pass a market stand without grabbing a few. Unfortunately, I’m the only one in my house that eats them, so I’m always looking for ways to use those treasures before their inevitable decline. Here are my favorite ways to enjoy the best summer produce that exists: Tomatoes.

July 28th

6 Tips to Eat Healthy on a Budget

You can eat healthy on a budget without giving up flavor or convenience! The best food we can eat isis packed with nutrients, yet not packed with calories. Inexpensive isn’t a bad trait either, and the cheapest foods can be canned, frozen, or fresh. What if you have a craving for something sweet? No problem, […]

December 4th

Heirloom Bean Project Wrap-Up

Now that fall is here the results of my summer heirloom bean project are in: a total yield of almost four pounds of beautiful dry beans of several types. In all I grew seven runner beans and five varieties of “common” beans in my suburban garden. Why the excitement? I think it’s fantastic to be able to grow a healthy, delicious, protein source in my own back and front yards. Besides that, I love the versatility of bean dishes, and the varieties are endless if you search beyond the grocery store. You can grow your own and enjoy cooking them all winter.

November 14th