Gardening with Gratitude This September

You probably already know about the wonderful edibles we can grow in a fall garden. Pick up some seedlings of Rainbow chard, Russian kale, mizuna, bok choi, spinach – these…

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Cool weather? Hot soup, quick and easy.

Where I live (Portland, Oregon), our weather has suddenly snapped into fall, with almost no warning. It’s a very good thing. Half our state is on fire, and cooler weather,…

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Mark Your Calendar

ATTENTION WRITERS. Have an idea for a nonfiction book? Do you know what to do first? What’s that you say? “Start writing”? Wrong answer. First you need to learn about…

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Cool Salads

A classic way to beat the heat is to prepare dishes that need no (or minimal) cooking. Right up at the top of my list right now are luscious big…

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