COOK: Winter Spice Fat Balls

Fat balls are my solution to the mid-afternoon energy slump that drives me to seek out carb heavy snacks.  One or two of these balls is all you need to carry you over until your next meal.

MAKE: Nature's Late Bloomers

Nature is full of late bloomers: flowers that bloom in the late summer & autumn, plants that bloom only once after decades of living and humans who find their creative path and purpose later rather than earlier in their lives.  This interview/photo essay offers a glimpse into two examples.

COOK: Greens & Beans Gratin

A delicious and healthy dish that has lots of flexibility for creative additions. Perfect for the rebel cook who always feels compelled to add a little of this and a little of that to a recipe.

HEAL: Medicinal Herb Honey

The easiest remedy to make will likely be the most appreciated when you wake one morning with a sore, scratchy throat, a typical symptom of an infection.  Herb-infused honeys can also be used in the kitchen and to soothe and heal burns and wounds.