Heirloom tomato paella

If you are still loaded with your garden or farm-fresh local heirloom tomatoes, here’s a great fall recipe, adapted from . . . → Read More

Tempeh tacos local style

Here’s a lovely local take on tacos that can be made year-round with frozen vegetables out of season, or fresh . . . → Read More

Vegetable soup au pistou

Here it is the end of April, and I’m still making soup. I live in Michigan. The calendar says spring, . . . → Read More

Cream of Tomato Soup

Tastes like summer, but perfect for a winter day’s lunch! Do you love the fresh tomatoes of summer, but are . . . → Read More

Moroccan carrot and butternut stew

This warm winter has resulted in something I truly appreciate – local organic carrots! Who doesn’t love carrots? As a . . . → Read More

Farmers Market Vegetable Tian

Tian is a French word that describes a shallow earthenware dish as well as the food it contains. Originating in . . . → Read More

Veggie Barley Bake

Our charming book club hostess, Beth, served this dish for a cold winter evening dinner, and I went nuts for . . . → Read More

Lamb and Red Pepper Ragù with Pasta

Cold weather makes me want to eat hearty meat-filled meals, and recently I was fortunate enough to get a ½ . . . → Read More

A Garden Variety Beet-Veggie Soup….aka Borscht

Beet-cabbage-vegetable soup…also known as borscht. For years whenever I’d say how much I like beets, folks would then . . . → Read More

Or some semblance thereof. A loose group of food-loving, Michigan lady cooks and bloggers got together this weekend for a . . . →