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Cooking with Herbs and Spices at the Campbell Folk School

The John C. Campbell Folk School called again with another emergency cooking class they needed me to teach this summer. I was thrilled to be able to say yes, and teach a week-long class entitled “Good For You, Delicious Too!” We focused on cooking with herbs and spices, using seasonal produce, creating flavorful appetizers and satisfying snacks!

Summer Bounty, Part 2: Watermelon Pickle Leathers

My CSA box included a football sized watermelon last week, so I decided to try making some Watermelon Pickles. I followed the recipe and technique here: http://www.smallfootprintfamily.com/watermelon-rind-pickles. I adjusted the seasonings to suit me, using a piece of fresh ginger slice in addition to cinnamon and nutmeg, and I was out of allspice berries. If …

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Summer Bounty, Part 1: Ratatouille

These warm summer months give us the most colorful produce of the year, and if you have a garden, they come in great abundance, and all at once. I’ve been subscribing to a CSA  this summer (that’s “Consumer Supported Agriculture” – basically a subscription service to a local farm with weekly boxes of whatever is …

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Gluten-Free Grains Video

Check out my newest video explaining Gluten-Free Grains! Special Thanks to Sean Peck for being a fantastic videographer – check out his work at: Pecktec on YouTube I’ll be teaching a weekend-long class at the John C. Campbell Folk School later this summer on August 21st – 23rd.  If you want an up-close-and-personal opportunity to …

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