American, Poetry, Root Vegetables, Too Hot to Cook, Vegetable, Vegitarian

Not My Mom’s Harvard Beets … green tea with pomegranate … featured poet, Myra Schneider

My mom loved Harvard beets, which she prepared using canned beets.  Actually, not bad, but I always have to play with my food and how wonderful to play with fresh sweet and earthy jewel-toned beets. It’s too hot to use the stove or oven, so I microwaved the beets this evening, setting the scrubbed whole… Read More Not My Mom’s Harvard Beets … green tea with pomegranate … featured poet, Myra Schneider

Gluten-free, Lebanese, legumes, Tea, Vegan, Vegitarian

Lucious, lip-smacking Tahini recipes; featured tea, iced Lebanese lemonade tea; featured poet, Michael Steffen

… If form follows function,  it stands to reason that pain is the fate of all “brainy” things – cauliflower, coral and raspberry clumps, the florets that sizzle in my spiced tahini. The Veggi Life by Michael Steffen  Hummus photo above courtesy of Beyrouthhh under  CC BY  3.0  License These dips are tasty with veggies for… Read More Lucious, lip-smacking Tahini recipes; featured tea, iced Lebanese lemonade tea; featured poet, Michael Steffen

Gluten-free, Grain, Tea, Vegetable, Vegitarian

Spinach Pilaf (Spanakorizo); featured tea, camomile; featured writer, Katherine Mansfield

“How little I thought, a year ago, In the horrible cottage upon the Lee That he and I should be sitting so And sipping a cup of camomile tea.” Camomile Tea, Kathrine Mansfield A calming herbal tea, camomile, and a nerve-steadying and calcium-rich Greek spinach pilaf makes a lovely lunch. Greeks love their camomile, and… Read More Spinach Pilaf (Spanakorizo); featured tea, camomile; featured writer, Katherine Mansfield