Sugar Sugar, Honey Honey

photo credit: Shutterstock Last week I had the privilege of heading over to my favorite law firm to give a lunchtime talk on Sugar & Cravings. This law firm is one of my favorite places to give workshops; the ladies (and occasional gentleman) who come to share...

Metal and Mustards

photo credit: Wikimedia CommonsNevit Dilmen The sun is shining, the air is crisp, and the leaves are doing their autumnal thing today in DC.  As we move toward the shorter days of winter, this time is considered to correspond with the element of Metal in Chinese...

Deconstructing Bitters

photo credit: Wikimedia CommonsNevit Dilmen Here’s a sweet blog post about my Deconstructing Bitters workshop at Common Good City Farm, and at El Camino with Mick Perrigo.  So...

Fall into Autumn

photo credit: Wikimedia Commons Today is the autumn equinox, which means: the day and night are equal in length.  After today, the days begin to get shorter, until we reach the shortest day/ longest night, at the Winter Solstice on December 21. Day and night are...

Vegetable Alert: Sweet Potato Greens!

photo credit: Wikimedia Commons The lettuce and kale might be absent, but this week at my farmers market I found sweet potato greens!!  They are, I feel, like the most delicious spinach you ever imagined.  Chop, sauté in olive or coconut oil with a dash of sea salt. ...