Farro Beet Salad with Fresh Herbs and Hazelnuts

Farro Beet Salad with Fresh Herbs and Hazelnuts Farro Beet Salad  — Crisp, Crunchy, Versatile, Vegan

What a great summer for our farmers’ markets and home gardens. With so many gorgeous vegetables available, I find myself craving them. Not being fussy (ha!), I’ll eat the just-picked vegetables raw, fermented, roasted, steamed, sautéed or all of the above. Most recently Continue reading

Parsley Farro Salad w/ Red Pepper, Cashews & Feta

Parsley Farro Salad with Red Pepper, Cashews & FetaParsley Farro Salad – Variation on a Theme of Tabouli

With an abundance of vibrant green and nutrient-rich flat leaf and curly parsley still growing in our garden, I wanted to try something new. Leafing through Ottolenghi and Tamimi’s Jerusalem, I found my answer. Their Parsley & Barley Salad, a fall variation on tabouli, called for lots of parsley. Continue reading

Farro Vegetable Stew

Farro Vegetable StewFarro Vegetable Stew —“Ridiculously Yummy”

Comfort foods continue their reign. This recipe for an easy and very nurturing one-pot Farro Vegetable Stew has become a favorite. Mid-August, Beth, our Brooklyn daughter-in-law wrote: “I have discovered a recipe that I am currently a little obsessed with, and I think you might enjoy…it’s about the easiest thing ever and is kind of ridiculously yummy!”  Continue reading

Yellowstone Park in Spring – Video

Yellowstone Park in SpringWe Camped, We Hiked, We Ate, We Enjoyed

What a wonderful time of year for camping in Yellowstone Park. Blue skies, lush green meadows, numerous bison herds, elk and bison calves, wildflowers, rushing rivers, long days of sunshine, frosty mornings, erupting geysers. . .and the list goes on. This short video of our camping trip celebrates spring as we enjoyed it this past week in Yellowstone National Park. Continue reading

Farro & Vegetable Salad w/ Lemon Cilantro Vinaigrette

Farro & Vegetable Salad w/ Lemon Cilantro Vinaigrette Farro—Wheat of the Pharaohs

I can hardly wait for you to try this recipe; it has become our new favorite grain salad. A fabulous blend of chewy and crisp textures, nutty and bright flavors and purple, orange and green veggies—all most deliciously enveloped in the Lemon Cilantro dressing Continue reading