Escabeche – Lacto-Fermented Chili Peppers

Escabeche – Lacto-Fermented Chili PeppersEscabeche – 4 Pints of Pickled Peppers and Vegetables

During this summer’s “Downtown Crazy Days,” a friend and I stopped at Bozeman’s newest taco truck for a lunch break from all the bargain shopping. Actually, it’s not a truck. Rather a vintage Spartan trailercoach. One end of the trailercoach serves up genuine, homemade ice cream. Continue reading

Agua de Jamaica – Mexico’s Refreshing Hibiscus Tea

Agua de Jamaica – Mexico’s Refreshing Hibiscus TeaAgua de Jamaica – Magenta Hued, Tart, Tangy, Healthy

It’s a perfect spring day for sitting on the patio. A growing-greener-every-day choke cherry tree provides the shade. Blooming tulips and daffodils make up the view. And a glass of México’s popular cold hibiscus tea, Agua de Jamaica, quenches my thirst. Continue reading

Mango Avocado Salsa with Tostaditas

Mango Avocado Salsa with TostaditasMango Avocado Salsa – Sweet, Sour, Salty, Spicy, Delicious

Each flavorful bite offers a pop of sweet, a hint of spice, a dash of sour and a burst of deliciousness. With red, green, purple, white and golden hues, this is one vibrant and colorful salsa. And I haven’t even mentioned the textures. Crispy tostaditas, luscious mangoes and velvety smooth avocado. Chunky Mango Avocado Salsa has a just right balance of taste, color and texture. Continue reading

Healthy Cooking Classes – Picture Gallery & Spring Menus

Healthy Cooking Classes – Picture Gallery & Upcoming ClassesHealthy Cooking Classes – March and April 2015

“Taking cooking classes is great…. One of the advantages of learning from a human being is that you pick up very subtle things when you’re cooking side by side…That’s hard to learn from a book. One session with a person is worth reading 10 recipe books.” Michael Pollan

March and April’s healthy cooking classes celebrate spring’s bounty. Continue reading