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celery carrot cake

Celery Carrot Tea Cake Recipe

Celery…for dessert?!? What are you up to this time, Jolly Tomato? Why, Celery Carrot Tea Cake, of course. (It’s true, we have a tendency to put green things in desserts, like Kale Brownies or Green Cake. But there’s enough sugar and butter in all of these treats so that they don’t taste overly vegetable-y. Why […]

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mini rhubarb kuchens

Mini Rhubarb Kuchens

Did you ever have that moment as a kid, when you suddenly realize that a food that you assume everyone eats is something that is particular to your family? I had that moment with rhubarb kuchens. As I recall, I was with friends talking about our favorite desserts that we would choose for our birthdays, […]

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Strawberry Salsa

Strawberry Salsa at a Strawberry Feast

What’s the best way to start off a strawberry-themed dinner? Why, strawberry salsa, of course. Following our farm tour with the California Strawberry Commission we were inspired to use our strawberries for just about every item on the dinner table. And of course we wanted to start off dinner with a real show-stopper. That’s where […]

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naturally green foods

Naturally Green Foods for St. Patrick’s Day

March 17 is drawing near. What are you going to serve as naturally green foods for St. Patrick’s Day?  As our favorite “green” day draws nearer, we’ve been cooking green things all week long. Green Cake First up on the list is this Green Cake, made green not by artificial food coloring, but by…rainbow chard. […]

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shoppinglist

Shopping List from a Six-Year-Old

In our ever-evolving efforts to get our picky six-year-old to expand his palate, we asked him to be chef for a night. This morning his job was to plan a menu and make a shopping list. Here’s what we have so far. Admittedly, this experiment is not off to a blazing start. That said, he […]

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