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My neighbor is out digging dandelion greens this week in preparation of her traditional Maundy Thursday dinner. A Pennsylvania Dutch(German) tradition…the bitter greens are served with a hot bacon dressing and small boiled potatoes. 394 more words


Bitter Greens

The reinventing of a classic fairytale is nothing new, it’s as old as the spoken word, but in recent years there has been a rush on this trend. 278 more words

Spring makeover extravaganza

It has been a weekend of truly wonderful food moments. Friday’s took the cake, though. A few weeks ago I was at Nordstrom to buy some face cream I had run out of and the sales woman suggested I sign up for their spring makeover extravaganza. 629 more words

Dandelion Pie

This pie is a riff on my spanakopita recipe. Being Greek I grew up eating a lot of dandelions, mostly wild, which are quite bitter. I love bitter greens, and that’s a good thing given the markets are full of them this time of year. 835 more words


Bitter Gourd

I was in Nepal at a yoga ashram getting my teacher certification with Yogi Vikashananda.  It was an intensive month of cramming so much knowledge into my head.  1,313 more words