Scary Plants for Halloween

Photo credit: wikimedia commons Happy Autumn, Lovely Reader! I hope you are staying grounded and hydrated as the world (or at least my part of the world) turns cold and dry and the leaves are blown about by the wind.  If you’re feeling particularly spacey, tired, or...

Autumnal Pumpkin Recipe: Locro de Zapallo

photo credit: Tricia McCauley A variation of locro, a potato-based soup from the Andean region.  From Comida Latina: An Illustrated Cookbook by my dear friend Marcella Kriebel.  Check out her beauiful artwork and recipes — her cookbook is a great holiday gift! 6...

End of the Basil Season

photo credit: Tricia McCauley It is definitely autumn here in DC.  Political drama rages and yet the gentle cycles of the seasons and the plants continue on.  Wrangling plants and food and, literally, my own backyard helps to bring me a little peace in these volatile...