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Wheat Berry Salad

Sylvia Davatz’s Wheat Berry Salad

Sylvia’s wheat berry salad is a flavorful and nourishing expression of her belief in the importance of self-sufficiency. Continue

Rhubarb Cake, Kitchen Vignettes

Rhubarb Cardamom Rose Upside-Down Cake

Who doesn’t love a good upside-down cake? It took me a while to hone and tweak this one to perfection. I wanted a cake that wasn’t overly sweet, in other words something I wouldn’t feel guilty eating for breakfast. Or as a friend pointed out when she taste-tested it, more of a “tea cake” then a “cake cake”.

Niki Jabbour’s French Carrot Salad

Winter gardening can provide a much-needed way to bring joy and color into our lives. Learn more about this and enjoy a delicious recipe for carrot salad. Continue

Daniel Mays’ Roasted Root Vegetable Medley

No-till farmer Daniel Mays shows how he prepares a Roasted Root Vegetable Medley, a delicious fall comfort dish that’s easy to make and nutritious. He also discusses his farming practices and what goes into growing great vegetables. Continue

Peter Barrett’s Chicory Pesto

If you’ve never had chicory, talk to Peter Barrett. His love of this under-appreciated green is contagious. Continue

Maryline Damour’s Ratatouille

Maryline’s ratatouille is a proud celebration of late summer bounty, showcasing homegrown zucchini, eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, and fresh herbs. Continue

Radish and Oat Berry Summer Salad

Radishes are greatly under-appreciated, as are whole oat berries. This colorful summer salad celebrates them both! Continue

Pesto Babka

Wild-harvested ramp pesto gives this babka a delicious flavor, reminiscent of garlic bread but any type of pesto can be substituted if you don’t have ramps. Continue

Jesica Clark’s Polenta, Sautéed Greens and Eggs

  Ever since I started this series, I’ve been looking for someone who grows and cooks with their own homegrown flour corn. When I heard of Jesica Clark’s love of polenta, which she makes from her own beautiful corn, I knew we had to make a kitchen vignette together! And when I heard she also teaches willow basketry classes, I immediately registered for one of her classes. I spent a glorious weekend learning to weave a basket with willows, and the following day, went to Jesica’s farm to film her […]

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