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In Season: Creamy Polenta with Chanterelles, Leeks & Spinach

I am sitting at my window, listening to the rain beat down relentlessly outside and nursing my first head cold of the season. With news reports of reservoirs overflowing, dams ready to burst, and triple the normal snow pack in the Sierras, it would seem Mother Nature has put California’s dreaded drought to rest. 499 more words

Karen Pavone

In Season: Winter Citrus Salad with fresh mint

The winter citrus crop yields a bountiful harvest of options this time of year. There are many varieties to choose from at my local farmers market, and those who are willing to try new things will discover some tasty finds. 340 more words

Karen Pavone

Sun Dried Tomato-Basil Doughnuts with Cheese Filling

Sun Dried Tomato-Basil Doughnuts with Cheese Filling


  • 1 ⅛ tsp dry-active yeast

  • ½ cup whole milk, warmed to 110ºF

  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, softened…

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Seasonal Recipes

Nourishing Detox Soup

Happy January dear friends!

Hippocrates, the ancient Greek physician and noted “Father of Modern Medicine” once said, “Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” His wisdom has certainly born out through the ages. 531 more words

Karen Pavone

Warm Sicilian Cauliflower Salad

Sicilian Cauliflower Salad

Happy New Year! With a new baby in the household, we didn’t stay up for the bells last night. However we were beautifully rewarded with plenty of energy this morning, as we awoke to perfect blue skies and winter sunshine. 405 more words


New Year's Panettone-Eggnog Overnight French Toast Casserole

Through the years, certain recipes have become synonymous with family holiday celebrations; like Panettone-Eggnog Overnight French Toast for breakfast on New Years morning. I created this delicious spin on classic French toast by combining traditional Italian Panettone bread soaked in a mixture of pastured eggs, creamy organic eggnog (from local… 322 more words

Karen Pavone

Christmas Dinner Around The World

Christmas is celebrated in many different ways around the world. Different cultures have different traditions, but there is one thing they all have in common: family and food. 369 more words

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