My CSA Box: Tomatoes, peaches and summer

Everyone likes to say this is the best time of year, when summer produce is at its height. I guess I agree (did you want me to say otherwise), although frankly I feel slightly overwhelmed by the quantity of everything and the urgency I feel to preserve food for the rest of the year. Our

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Healthy eating: exploring vegan options (recipe)

Last week I was invited to attend a cooking demonstration with Chef Tal Ronnen at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco. Chef Tal was on a book tour, promoting the conscious cook, a full color vegan cookbook published in October 2009. Chef Tal prepared vegan meals for Oprah’s 21-day vegan cleanse in the spring

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