Category Archives: Recipes

Apricot Mate Kombucha Sparkler

Here is another summer drink recipe… our new favorite! The record warm and dry Portland weather this spring made for an incredible apricot harvest (120 fruit on our backyard tree, up from previous the record of 75. Note: I still … Continue reading

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Beet and Blood Orange Cocktail

Local Flavor Inspiration – Summer is in full bloom and it’s time for picnics, garden parties and grilling out. The garden and farmer’s markets are bursting with fresh produce and it’s the perfect occasion to celebrate the abundance with drinks … Continue reading

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Sun-dried Tomato Pesto

If you’re browsing the tomato selection at the Edible Plant Sale, and need some inspiration, here is something to look forward to. This recipe was given to me by my wonderful step mom Eileen, who has introduced me to many … Continue reading

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Pickled Beets

  It’s time to harvest beets and make sweet beet pickles! They are a pretty addition to an appetizer tray, are great in salads with blue cheese and walnuts or just for snacking. I use the 1967 Ball Blue Book … Continue reading

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Granola

Here is a recipe I make often. It’s so good you may want to double or triple it. It’s perfect with yogurt for breakfast or as a healthy snack. For pregnant and breast feeding mamas it’s a quick source of … Continue reading

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Kombucha, baby.

Okay folks, here is the recipe. It is so fun to make and pass on the starters as they multiply. I gave my sister two starters, and she’s making batches to double them and pass them on to our family … Continue reading

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