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‘Fessing up with veggie doldrums

Published on February 21, 2012 By Therese

It makes my husband crazy when I buy berries in winter. Strawberries from Mexico, blueberries from Chile. Eating seasonally is definitely preferred.  And widening our carbon footprint with produce transported across multiple time zones isn’t in keeping with my values. The cause of my lapse? The annual winter veggie/fruit doldrums. It seems to hit every year […]

Sneaky cooking works like a charm

Published on November 22, 2010 By Trixie

I’ve seen those cookbooks that advise moms to trick their kids into eating their vegetables. All sorts of subterfuge is suggested to camouflage the undesirables as cutesy shapes or mask them under heavy sauces.  I never went for that plan. If the kids don’t recognize the veggies on their plate when they’re young, why on […]

Adventurous Monday with Lamb Shanks

Published on February 8, 2010 By Trixie

Sheila Lukins’s All Around the Word cookbook is one of my faves. Her passion for travel experienced through food has always satisfied my explorer-self. It seems she recreated most of the recipes in the book from memory, deconstructing exotic flavors into detailed stories over and over for her readers. The book was published in 1994, […]