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Making tomato passata

Here we are at the end of May and I meant to post this in February! Busy little year so far with a change of jobs and a little too much weekend travelling. 329 more words


Karp, Elana. Dumaine, Suzanne. Plated: Weeknight Dinners, Weekend Feasts, and Everything in Between. USA: Clarkson Potter/ Publishers. 2016.

Starting with kitchen basics and progressing through flavorings to recipes, … 197 more words


Cider and Citrus Spiced Sangria


Makes 1 large pitcher



1 bottle dry red wine

1 c orange liquor

2 c apple cider

3 tablespoons agave, or to taste… 35 more words

Seasonal Recipes

Summer special food

Summer Special Food:

Food causes the main change in our activity during this hot summer, happens to be tired  and exhausted, How to manage this? This can be simply managed with mild and coolant food, more intake of water, butter milk, tender coconut water, and lemon juice  help us in a great deal.  156 more words

Chettinad Special

Seasonal Transformation: Summer into Fall into Spring Again

Summer of 2015 was all about tomatoes for me: the forty-some volunteer tomato plants sprang from seeds of fallen tomatoes I planted last spring. They grew, blossomed, played host to myriad aphids and, in spite of that, produced more tomatoes than I have ever had to work with, mostly cherry tomatoes and a drying variety called Principe Borghese. 1,030 more words

Crackling Brownie Meringues

Passover… nobody ever gets excited when it’s time for dessert, right? Until now. The contrast of the chocolaty goodness and crispy and chewy meringue on the top is out of this world. 332 more words

Hearty Vegetarian: Thai Quinoa Salad with Seasonal Veggies

Spring days bring a sense of renewal and ease that I find refreshing. I catch myself humming happily as I putter in the garden outside. There’s something primal about working the earth to prepare for the planting season. 478 more words

Karen Pavone