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Braised Leek with Chickpeas, Saffron and Marjoram

Today’s recipe is brought to you by this lonely leftover leek.

This leek has a story, as many of my leftovers do. It traveled back from Central New York, where Matt and I spent the Presidents’ Day holiday weekend. 612 more words

Recipes

An Aspergian Warrior Faces GI Woe

Jim’s 25th birthday–a quarter of a century: a very big occasion!–falls on Ash Wednesday, normally for us a meatless day. Coincidentally, it’s the coldest day of the year to date. 1,721 more words

Autism

Austin Middle School: Green House Restoration!

Courtney’s middle school in Amarillo is rehabilitating their green house to start using it for education and for the food bank. Right now they are looking for funds to help them acquire or build a storage shed so please check out this… 311 more words

Church

#FoodTruth Heroes

Amid the bleak state of our nation’s health and food system, there is now a glimmer of hope. Three world-renowned chefs have teamed up to create the Food Truth Coalition. 474 more words

Health

Polpo Fiction

Dearest Melissa,

Of course I know that you love cookbooks. One of my fondest memories of your old Barcelona apartment (before we became true neighbors) is a September evening in 2013 when you made me a post-birthday meal while I looked at your new-ish copy of… 698 more words

BLUEBERRY AND POPPYSEED BUTTER CAKE

Here is a recipe for a delicious cake from Alice Water’s cookbook, The Art of Simple Food II.  Great for a weekend brunch and it keeps at room temperature for several days after baking. 314 more words

Breakfast

Garden Visit: Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School Edible Schoolyard

Over the weekend I was able to visit good friends in Berkeley and they took me on a tour of Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard garden at Martin Luther King, Jr. 56 more words