Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sunflower Forest

The upper garden at Heartshaven community garden has amazing sunflowers in it right now… Gorgeous! I need to take a few of people standing next to these incredibly tall wonders, so that their height can really be seen. I would … Continue reading

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Basil Pesto

Here is the Pesto recipe I mentioned in the previous Beet Gnocchi post… Ingredients: 3 cups fresh basil leaves, packed 1/2 cup Parmesan-Reggiano 1/2 – 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup pine nuts 2 garlic cloves, crushed Salt, … Continue reading

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Beet Gnocchi with Pesto

Day two of the kids cooking camp we traveled to Italy. I decided that instead of doing a standard Gnocchi recipe I would have them create red and orange gnocchi by replacing some of the potato in the recipe with … Continue reading

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Naan and Sweet Potato Coconut Curry

Today was the first day of a kid’s cooking camp that I’m leading this week. There are 24 student chefs between the ages of 9 and 12 in the class who are all full of energy and excited be cooking. … Continue reading

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One with Nature

Some of my happiest memories from growing up involve being up in trees (literally!) or out hiking in the hills near home. Having grown up surrounded by amazing, beautiful landscapes, nature has always been an integral part of my life. … Continue reading

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