Cooking from the Heart

About two times a month I cook lunch for people with cancer at The Breast Cancer Haven. The organization provides nutritional advice, massage, acupuncture, talk therapy and classes in yoga and Qi Gong, workshops and much more for those suffering with this prevalent disease. Lunch is provided for a nominal cost and cooked solely by…

A Flower by Any Other Name

My current produce obsession is with sprout flowers, a.k.a. kalettes or kale sprouts. This hybrid of Brussels sprouts and kale was introduced to England in 2010; each adorable flower is the size of a sprout with ruffly leaves surrounding a tightly closed bud. They grow on stalks like Brussels sprouts but the ruffles give them…