ITALIAN HUMMUS SPREAD WITH SUN-DRIED TOMATOES, CAPERS, AND OLIVES

The world begins at a kitchen table. No matter what, we must eat to live. The gifts of earth are brought and prepared, set on the table. So it has been since creation, and it will go on. We chase chickens or dogs away from it. Babies teethe at the corners. They scrape their knees … More ITALIAN HUMMUS SPREAD WITH SUN-DRIED TOMATOES, CAPERS, AND OLIVES

Italian Hummus Spread with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Capers, and Olives

“May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art — write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next … More Italian Hummus Spread with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Capers, and Olives

Fennel, Cabbage, and Apple Salad with Avocado Hummus & Ginger Vinaigrette

Queen Anne’s Lace Her body is not so white as  anemone petals nor so smooth–nor  so remote a thing. It is a field  of the wild carrot taking  the field by force; the grass  does not raise above it. ~William Carlos Williams Last week as I drove to Marquette, I marveled at the sea of … More Fennel, Cabbage, and Apple Salad with Avocado Hummus & Ginger Vinaigrette

Israeli Feast ~ Mason Jar Salad (with Tabouli, Hummus, and Olives)

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” ― Henry Miller I am enamored with Mason Jar Salads on many levels: 1. One of my obsessions is having a food plan for the week. During the school year I cook a huge stock-pot of soup or chili on Sundays and … More Israeli Feast ~ Mason Jar Salad (with Tabouli, Hummus, and Olives)