Archive for ingredient beets




The Washington apples, a bread pudding and other Thanksgiving recipes

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At the end of October we traveled to Seattle where I had a few book-related events. We turned it into a family vacation where Jon and Miren could experience real autumn weather and colors.The colors.They took my breath away.I had never been in Washington during October and from what I had gathered, there is a ...




An afternoon with Fig & Fauna and some raw beet and goat cheese ravioli

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"How many days until we get to go to the farm?" asked Jon over and over again -- counting down the days, hours, and minutes."Hmmm...." I thought.Menacing skies and heavy downpours threatened our plans to spend the afternoon at the farm with Fig & Fauna.It's funny how life has a way of bringing people together ...




The raw beet ravioli

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We walked home from the pool under the scorching sun and all I wanted was a refreshing salad. I opened the refrigerator door and stood there for a minute with my eyes closed. "This feels like heaven" I thought, then looked at the abundance of vegetables we had brought home from Fig & Fauna on ...




A beetroot tarte tatin and a rainbow of colors

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It is all about these beets... and those stripes.My weekly trips to the farmer's market have been fruitful. I come back with a loaded basket of watercress, tangled pea shoots, heirloom tomatoes, microgreens, kale, Sicilian eggplants, carrots that are twister into knots, and a rainbow of beets.I have been cooking with beets nearly everyday. Simply ...




The unexpected bluefish tacos and a day at the beach

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It was Saturday afternoon.The temperatures had dropped slightly, but the sun shined bright. I had been awaiting an outdoor picnic all week. "I think we should take the kids to the beach this afternoon" I said to C. I had some of the red beet and poppy seed muffins set aside for it. Sliced fruit, ...