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Sauted wild mushrooms served with flat parsley as an appetizer.

Wild Black Trumpet Mushroom Saute

In Recipes On September 3, 2014 0 Comments
This recipe is quick, easy, and perhaps the best way to enjoy fabulous Black Trumpet mushrooms. These mushrooms are so flavorful they are often described as the "poor man's truffle". Read More »
A Frittata that's fit for a pary!

Zucchini Mushroom Frittata: Paleo Style

In Recipes On January 10, 2014 2 Comments
This Zucchini-Mushroom Frittata has a satisfying mix of dill seasoned veggies and a potent burst of the sweet onion topping. I'm pleased to report, it was recently voted the #1 favorite frittata by my family. Read More »
All Things Local Coop

All Things Local Cooperative Market and Café

In Blog On December 21, 2013 0 Comments
There’s a new place to shop or just grab a bite. It’s centrally located at 104 Pleasant Street in Amherst, MA. My first visit was the Saturday after... Read More »
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Fall in to Winter Green Salad

In Recipes On November 26, 2013 0 Comments
So many local ingredients! Thanks to late fall and winter farmers markets I can make really fresh green salads all winter. The lemon and mayonnaise in the dressing are the only ingredients from afar. Read More »
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Babies on the Window Sill

In Blog On November 24, 2013 1 Comment
Have you ever dug up a cutting to see if it has roots yet?  I could have said I was transplanting the cuttings to a pot, but the... Read More »
Give Garlic A Fall Start Time

Planting Garlic: Never Too Late

In Blog On November 23, 2013 0 Comments
Sixty-some sunny degrees on November 18 was an unexpected delight in New England.  The warmth possessed my hands and pulled me out into the garden.  I grabbed some... Read More »
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Apple ‘n Quince Sauce

In Recipes On November 18, 2013 3 Comments
There's a pink twist to this sauce! It's apple sauce made with fall apples and quince. The quince adds more notes of flavor; something like pear and a tropical fruit mix. It also has a bit of tartness as well as a pink or rosy color that becomes more intense over the 24 hours after cooking. So delicious and interesting, it's a fall tradition in my family. Read More »
All local ingredients create a colorful appetizer

Fun Little Gems

In Recipes On August 3, 2013 0 Comments
The borage flower catches the eye, and it's edible, of course! It's bound to delight palates from Vegan to Paleo and all variations in between. Read More »
Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Salad with Romaine Lettuce by Luscious and Local

BLT Salad

In Recipes On July 1, 2013 0 Comments
It's glorious when sweet ripe tomatoes are available. Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato salad is one divine way to enjoy tomatoes while they are in season! Read More »
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Strawberry Rhubarb Fool

In Recipes On June 17, 2013 0 Comments
When life hands you strawberries, grab some rhubarb and whipping cream; make fools! Whoever invented fools knew how to take outrageously fabulous to the next level. Take a lesson and enjoy this local combination whether you are in the Northeast, the Northwest or in between. Read More »