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


"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 ...

A beetroot tarte tatin and a rainbow of colors


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 ...