The rewards of rhubarb

It's rhubarb season!

“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” — Arthur Rubinstein With all there is to love about springtime, conscious cooks have much to satisfy the body and soul. The world is blooming with brightness and there are fantastic flavors to explore. One particularly invigorating spring ingredient, growing large and lush in local gardens, is … read more

Sweet flavors of springtime

One of the true springtime treats: asparagus.

“Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.” — Thomas Tusser Spring brings new inspiration to conscious cooks. With lighter, luscious ingredients replacing the heavier, sturdier foods of winter, a new focus can be found in the kitchen. Very soon the asparagus will begin their annual ascent, their slim stalks shooting up towards the sun, providing a most elegant and distinctive … read more