An Organic New Zealand Odyssey

An Organic New Zealand Odyssey

As you read this, I may be streaming over the largest body of water on the planet. The Pacific will beckon as I careen across the International Date Line, south to my favorite island nation, Aotearoa, literally the land of the long white cloud according to the Maori...
Ten-Minute Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad Recipe

Ten-Minute Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad Recipe

Enjoy this easy Brussels sprouts salad with lemon and dill dressing in less than ten minutes. Finely chopped raw Brussels sprouts are coated in an earthy dill dressing and toasted pine nuts add a satisfying crunch. In the dead of winter, this salad feels like a...
Mt. Hood Organic Farms: Biodynamic Is In Their DNA

Mt. Hood Organic Farms: Biodynamic Is In Their DNA

Nestled in the upper region of the Hood River Valley lies 55 acres of biodynamic apples and pears. Carefully tended by Brady and John Jacobson, Mt. Hood Organic Farms was first certified organic back in 1989. They were early pioneers being the first farm in...
Lavender, Lemon Verbena Ice Cream Recipe

Lavender, Lemon Verbena Ice Cream Recipe

The flavors of this unusual ice cream are incredibly delicate yet delicious. I grow the lemon verbena and lavender side by side in my garden and is the inspiration for this recipe. If you don’t grow these herbs, shop for them at your local farmers market or...
Ultimate Easy Michelada Recipe

Ultimate Easy Michelada Recipe

This spicy and refreshing michelada recipe is the perfect beer cocktail for summer barbecues. In Mexico City, some bartenders say that micheladas are excellent hangover cures. A michelada is just one type of beer cocktail popular in Mexico and...
Too Many Digs on the Dance Floor

Too Many Digs on the Dance Floor

Dance Floors are public places that foster the pure joy of movement. Some embrace choreographed affairs with back steps, side-swings or do-si-dos. Others are freer flowing with bounce and bump, erratic hips with arms akimbo. The basic notion here is that everyone...

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